Lawyers; client accounts. (HB1853)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Lawyers; client accounts. Repeals the provision prohibiting the Supreme Court of Virginia from adopting a disciplinary rule requiring that lawyers deposit client funds in an interest-bearing account. Read the Bill »


01/20/2021: passed committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100869D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1853)
01/14/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/15/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed

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