Courthouse and courtroom security; increases assessment. (SB736)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Courthouse security; assessment. Increases from $10 to $20 the maximum amount a local governing body may assess against a convicted defendant as part of the costs in a criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to fund courthouse security. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/16/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102438D
12/16/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB736)
01/14/2015Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/05/2015Reported from Finance (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Passed Senate (30-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Placed on Calendar
02/12/2015Read first time
02/12/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/13/2015Referred from Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/13/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2015Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/18/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/24/2015Left in Appropriations