Governor; authority to grant relief from fines and penalties. (SB623)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authority of Governor to grant relief from fines and penalties. Eliminates provisions of the Code requiring a person seeking the Governor's relief from fines and penalties to first file a petition with the circuit court for such relief. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103929D
01/14/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB623)
01/31/2022Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2022Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/01/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
03/04/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
03/08/2022Left in Courts of Justice