Circuit court judges; increases number in Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. (HB2093)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Number of circuit court judges; Fifteenth Circuit. Creates an additional circuit court judgeship in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (City of Fredericksburg and Counties of Caroline, Essex, Hanover, King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland). Read the Bill »


02/18/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100381D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2013Assigned App. sub: General Government
02/01/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2093)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2013Passed by indefinitely in Finance (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)


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 50 seconds.