Garnishment; venue, garnishment without judgement debtor's social security number. (SB625)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Garnishment; venue.  Provides that a judgment creditor may institute garnishment proceedings in the jurisdiction where the judgment debtor resides even though the underlying judgment was entered by another court. The judgment creditor must file with the court where the judgment debtor resides an abstract of the judgment rendered, pay all applicable court fees to the court, and file any release or satisfaction of judgment in both courts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103980D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2012Committee substitute printed 12104774D-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
02/08/2012Committee substitute rejected 12104774D-S1
02/08/2012Floor substitute printed 12105261D-S2 (Stuart)
02/08/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2012Substitute by Senator Stuart agreed to 12105261D-S2
02/08/2012Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB625S2
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 (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Read second time
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/20/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/2012VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB625ER)
02/22/2012Signed by President
02/22/2012Signed by Speaker
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 129 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)


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 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1147.