Restitution; priority of payments. (HB2338)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Restitution; priority of payments. Provides that whenever a defendant owes court-ordered restitution payments, any money collected by the clerk or other entity authorized to collect such payments shall be distributed first to the victim to satisfy such restitution order prior to being used to satisfy any other fines or costs owed by the defendant. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103916D
01/13/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2338)
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Read first time
02/01/2017Read second time
02/01/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2338E
02/01/2017Printed as engrossed 17103916D-E
02/02/2017Engrossed bill reprinted 17103916D-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)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2338E)
02/13/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Read third time
02/15/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2017Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Placed on Calendar
02/17/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2338ER)
02/21/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2338ER)
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 757 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)