Accounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; civil penalty. (SB261)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Accounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; civil penalty. Provides that any account filed by a fiduciary with the commissioner of accounts and annual report filed by a guardian with the local department of social services shall be signed under oath and that the punishment for making a false statement or entry in such a filing is a civil penalty of not more than $500. This bill incorporates SB 308 and is identical to HB 1166. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104495D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/16/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law
01/16/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
02/05/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Incorporates SB308 (Stanley)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20105830D-S1
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105830D-S1
02/10/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB261S1
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB261S1)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB261S1)
02/14/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Read second time
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Passed by temporarily
02/19/2020Passed House (99-Y 1-N)
02/19/2020VOTE: Passage (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB261ER)
02/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB261ER)
02/24/2020Signed by Speaker
02/25/2020Signed by President
02/28/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2020
02/28/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)