Bonds in recognizances; how payable. (HB278)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bonds in recognizances; how payable.  Provides that bonds in recognizances in criminal or juvenile cases are payable to the locality where the case is pending, not the locality where the recognizance was taken. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100129D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Committee substitute printed 12104283D-H1
01/25/2012Read first time
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104283D-H1
01/26/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB278H1
01/27/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12105516D-S1
02/21/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105516D-S1
02/22/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB278S1
02/22/2012Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Placed on Calendar
02/24/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105516D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB278ER)
03/01/2012Signed by Speaker
03/03/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 408 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.