Homestead exemption; bankruptcy exemptions. (HB790)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Homestead exemption; bankruptcy exemptions. Makes various changes to homestead exemptions, including providing that the official schedule of property claimed exempt filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court in a bankruptcy proceeding constitutes a sufficient writing to exempt such real and personal property from creditor process. The bill also provides that a householder may hold exempt from creditor process real or personal property that the householder or his dependent uses as a principal residence not exceeding $25,000 in value. The bill requires that the dollar amounts of the homestead exemption shall be adjusted triennially based on the United States Average Consumer Price Index. Read the Bill »

Status

02/19/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104136D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2020Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Committee substitute printed 20106775D-H1
01/31/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106775D-H1
02/05/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB790H1
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/17/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Committee substitute printed 20108364D-S1
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/19/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108364D-S1
02/19/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB790S1
02/19/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Placed on Calendar
02/21/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108364D-S1 (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.

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