Clients' Protection Fund; extends sunset provision on Supreme Court's authority to adopt rules. (SB7)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia State Bar; Clients' Protection Fund. Repeals the July 1, 2015, sunset provision on the Supreme Court's authority to adopt rules assessing members of the Virginia State Bar an annual fee of up to $25 to be deposited in the Clients' Protection Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101568D
12/03/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Rereferred from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB7)
01/21/2014Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB7)
01/24/2014Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Placed on Calendar
01/31/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/17/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14105458D-H1
03/04/2014Read second time
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105458D-H1
03/05/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB7H1
03/05/2014Passed House with substitute (93-Y 1-N)
03/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB7H1)
03/06/2014House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014Title replaced 14105458D-H1
03/07/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB7ER)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB7ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 512 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0512)


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 1 minute.