Electronic summons system; fees. (HB477)

Introduced By

Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic summons system; fees. Allows counties and cities to assess a fee not to exceed $5 as part of the costs in each criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to be used for the implementation and maintenance of an electronic summons system. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100958D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
01/27/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Committee substitute printed 14103972D-H1
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103972D-H1
01/30/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB477H1
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House (91-Y 3-N)
01/31/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB477H1)
02/12/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/25/2014Reported from Finance (15-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB477ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB477ER)
03/06/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 325 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)


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 13 minutes.