Fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution; collection fees. (HB799)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Irene Shin (D-Herndon), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution; collection fees; assessment against incarcerated individuals. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no collection fees, including the fees of any private attorneys or collection agencies, administrative fees, or any other fees related to collection activities, shall be assessed for the collection of any fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, or restitution imposed in a criminal case or in a case involving a traffic infraction (i) for any period during which the defendant is incarcerated and (ii) for a period of 90 days following the date of the defendant's release from incarceration if the sentence includes an active term of incarceration. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101223D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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