Garnishment, previous; allows costs incurred by judgment creditor are chargeable to judgment debtor. (SB561)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Previous garnishments; costs.  Allows costs incurred by a judgment creditor in connection with a prior garnishment to be collected in a subsequent garnishment attempt that is based on the same judgment. The provisions of this bill apply to garnishment summonses issued on or after January 1, 2007. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed
01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103342D
01/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2012Committee substitute printed 12105096D-S1
02/06/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Read second time
02/08/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105096D-S1
02/08/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB561S1
02/09/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Read second time
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Committee amendment rejected
02/20/2012Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB561ER)
02/22/2012Signed by President
02/22/2012Signed by Speaker
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 127 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0127)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.