Electronic summons systems; towns may assess an additional sum. (HB1560)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic summons systems; fees; towns. Allows towns 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


01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101955D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/14/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time
02/02/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1560E
02/02/2015Printed as engrossed 15101955D-E
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Committee substitute printed 15105044D-S1
02/11/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Committee substitute printed 15105233D-S2
02/19/2015Passed by for the day (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Committee substitute agreed to 151052330-S2
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2015Committee substitute rejected 151050440-S1
02/20/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105233D-S2
02/20/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1560S2
02/20/2015Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate substitute agreed to by House 15105233D-S2 (93-Y 2-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1560ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 546 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)


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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB888.