Personal property; fraudulent conversion or removal of leased property. (SB1144)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conversion of leased property. Removes the provision that failure to return leased property to the lessor within 10 days after written notice has been given that the rental period for the property has expired is prima facie evidence of the intent to defraud. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101741D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read second time
01/21/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/21/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1144E
01/21/2013Printed as engrossed 13101741D-E
01/22/2013Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 3-N)
02/18/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Committee substitute printed 13105251D-H1
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105251D-H1
02/20/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1144H1
02/20/2013Passed House with substitute (90-Y 3-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Title replaced 13105251D-H1
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1144ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 536 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.