Posting of notices; electronic posting on public government website of the locality, etc. (HB677)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Posting of notices; electronic posting. Requires any notice, summons, order, or other official document of any type that is required to be posted on or at the front door of a courthouse or on a public bulletin board at the courthouse to also be posted on the public government website of the locality served by the court or on the website of the circuit court clerk. Under current law, the website posting is sufficient when such official document is required to be posted at the courthouse. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2024. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101576D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2022Referred from General Laws
02/01/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
02/04/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/23/2022Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Rereferred to Judiciary
02/28/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2022Reported from Judiciary with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Passed by temporarily
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Reading of amendment waived
03/02/2022Committee amendment agreed to
03/02/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2022Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB677ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 683 (effective 7/1/24)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)

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