Circuit court judges; increases number in Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, decreases in Seventeenth. (HB274)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Additional circuit court judge; Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Increases the number of circuit court judges in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit from eight to nine. Amends § 17.1-507, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102056D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB274)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2012Assigned App. sub: General Government
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB274E
02/13/2012Printed as engrossed 12102056D-E
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/28/2012Continued to 2013 in Finance (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)