Court fines and costs; community work in lieu of payment during imprisonment. (HB277)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Community service work in lieu of payment of fines and costs. Provides that a court may permit an inmate to earn credits against any fines and court costs imposed against him by performing community service. Under current law, credits may be earned only before or after imprisonment. This bill incorporates HB 965 and is identical to SB 736. Read the Bill »

Status

02/20/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102588D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB277)
01/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Committee substitute printed 20106260D-H1
01/22/2020Incorporates HB965 (Kilgore)
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106260D-H1
01/27/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB277H1
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB277H1)
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB277ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB277ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020

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