Appeals bond; removes requirement for indigent parties to post, appeal of unlawful detainer. (SB474)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Requirement for appeals bond; indigent parties; appeal of unlawful detainer. Removes the requirement for an indigent defendant in civil actions to post an appeal bond in any civil case appealed from the general district court. The bill also removes provisions of the Code allowing a plaintiff in an unlawful detainer case that has been appealed to the circuit court to request the judge to order a writ of eviction immediately upon entry of judgment for possession. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102455D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB614.

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