Methamphetamine site cleanup; court shall order reasonable costs to be paid by defendant, etc. (HB1037)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill) with support from co-patrons Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), and Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Methamphetamine site cleanup costs ordered paid by defendant.  Provides that if property owned by a person convicted of manufacture of methamphetamine is damaged, destroyed, or otherwise rendered unusable as a result of such methamphetamine manufacture, the court shall order the person to pay the estimated or actual expenses associated with cleanup, removal, or repair of the affected property or, if actual or estimated expenses cannot be determined, the sum of $10,000, to the Methamphetamine Cleanup Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102140D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1037E
02/02/2012Printed as engrossed 12102140D-E
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1037E)
02/15/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1037ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
02/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1037ER)
03/08/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
03/08/2012Placed on Calendar
03/10/2012Passed by temporarily
03/10/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 3-N)
03/10/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/10/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB1037ER2)
03/10/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/10/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
03/10/2012Enacted, Chapter 219 (effective 7/1/12)
03/10/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.