Persons allowed services without fees or costs; inability to pay on account of poverty, guidelines. (HB2328)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Inability to pay fees or costs on account of poverty; guidelines. Requires the court to use the guidelines for determining indigency for the appointment of counsel in determining a person's inability to pay fees or costs on account of poverty in a civil action. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2017Presented and ordered printed 17101994D
01/13/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/23/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2328)
02/01/2017Read second time
02/01/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2328E
02/01/2017Printed as engrossed 17101994D-E
02/02/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2328E)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2328ER)
02/15/2017Signed by Speaker
02/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2328ER)
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 227 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0227)