Interpreters; cost shall be borne by non-English-speaking defendant if he is convicted of offense. (HB173)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Interpreter appointed for non-English-speaking defendant. Provides that the cost for an interpreter for a non-English-speaking defendant shall be borne by the defendant if he is convicted of the criminal offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103303D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/23/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House (73-Y 26-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/22/2012Continued to 2013 in Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2012Left in Finance