Motor vehicle accident; satisfaction of judgments for damages, suspensions requested by creditor. (HB2272)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Satisfaction of judgments; motor vehicle accident. Provides that a suspension of a judgment debtor's driver's license shall not extend (i) beyond 10 years from the date of judgment for any civil judgment obtained in a general district court or (ii) beyond 20 years from the date of judgment for any civil judgment obtained in a circuit court. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2014. Amends § 46.2-417, § 46.2-427, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/16/2013Committee
01/16/2013Presented and ordered printed 13101776D
01/16/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2272)
01/29/2013Referred from Transportation
01/29/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/30/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (88-Y 9-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2013Rereferred from Transportation (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Enrolled
02/22/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2272ER)
02/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2272ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 598 (effective 1/1/14)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0598)

Video

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.