Criminal cases; fines collected upon conviction shall be credited to Literary Fund. (HB185)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manner of enforcement of state criminal offenses and local criminal ordinances.  Provides that when a person is summoned or arrested for a misdemeanor offense under the Code of Virginia he shall be charged and tried for that offense and shall not be charged and tried for a violation of a local ordinance representing a like offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100295D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/13/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/20/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12104306D-H1
01/23/2012Read first time
01/24/2012Passed by for the day
01/25/2012Read second time
01/25/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104306D-H1
01/25/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB185H1
01/26/2012Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
01/26/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB185H1)
02/20/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12105521D-S1
02/20/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/28/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Read third time
02/29/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/29/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105521D-S1
02/29/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB185S1
02/29/2012Passed Senate with substitute (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Passed by temporarily
02/29/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105521D-S1 (71-Y 3-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (71-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB185ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB185ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB185ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 749 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0749)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.