Bail bondsmen; solicitation of business from person in court, etc., penalty. (HB1246)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Bail bondsmen; solicitation of business. Provides that any bail bondsman who directly solicits business from any person in court, jail, lock-up, or surrounding government property is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill also provides that any bail bondsman who (i) directly solicits business with any person in court, jail, lock-up, or surrounding government property; (ii) loiters by a jail or magistrate's office without legitimate business; or (iii) refers a client for whom he has posted bond to an attorney for profit is subject to existing monetary penalties. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/19/2016Committee
01/19/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103422D
01/19/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Criminal Law
01/21/2016Assigned App. sub: Criminal Law
01/21/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1246)
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice