Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. (HB1675)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125, unless the court deems a higher amount appropriate. Amends § 8.01-15.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/20/2019: Passed the General Assembly


12/04/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101973D
12/04/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1675)
01/28/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB1675E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19101973D-E
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1675E)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed by for the day
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Passed Senate
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1675ER)
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1675ER)
02/19/2019Signed by Speaker
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/21/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019

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