Civil actions; determination of indigency. (SB1542)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)

Progress

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

Description

Civil actions; determination of indigency. Sets out the factors to be considered by the court in its determination of a person's indigency for the purpose of not being required to pay fees or costs in a civil action. The bill also provides that a person is presumed unable to pay if he is a current recipient of a state or federally funded public assistance program or he is represented by a legal aid society. The bill provides that the presumption is rebuttable except in the case of a no-fault divorce. Amends § 17.1-606, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100908D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1542)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1944.

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