Circuit court judges; increases number in Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, decreases in Seventeenth. (HB274)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Number of circuit court judges; Fifteenth and Seventeenth Judicial Circuits Increases the number of circuit court judges in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit from eight to nine, and decreases the number of such judges in the Seventeeth Judicial Circuit from four to three. Amends § 17.1-507, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102056D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB274)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2012Assigned App. sub: General Government
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB274E
02/13/2012Printed as engrossed 12102056D-E
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/28/2012Continued to 2013 in Finance (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2012Left in Finance