Violation of ordinances; schedule of civil penalties. (HB627)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville)

Progress

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

Description

Violation of ordinances; schedule of civil penalties. Allows localities to create schedules of fines and penalties for violations of designated ordinances. The bill establishes limits on fine amounts and frequency, as well as guidance on separate offenses. The bill precludes prosecution as a criminal misdemeanor for aggregate penalties of all offenses from the same operative set of facts totaling less than $5,000. The bill allows prosecution as a criminal misdemeanor for violations arising from the same operative set of facts for penalties totaling $5,000 or more. The bill provides for civil summons, waiver of trial, admitting liability, and payment of the penalty. The bill provides trial procedure and abatement of the offense and it creates liens for unpaid penalties and enforcement guidelines for such liens. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103110D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/28/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 4-N)
02/15/2022Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

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