Judges; increases from six to seven the maximum number in the Thirty-first Judicial Circuit. (SB6)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Maximum number of judges in each judicial circuit. Increases from six to seven the maximum number of authorized judges in the Thirty-first Judicial Circuit. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council of Virginia and is identical to HB 821. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
11/29/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100512D
11/29/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/19/2022Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB6)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2022Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read second time
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Enrolled
02/28/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB6ER)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB6ER)
02/28/2022Signed by President
02/28/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 579 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0579)

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