Public defender offices; establishes in City of Harrisonburg and County of Rockingham. (HB1014)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public defender offices; City of Harrisonburg and County of Rockingham. Establishes a public defender office for the City of Harrisonburg and the County of Rockingham. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100864D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1014)
01/20/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2024Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2024Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Read first time
02/05/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1014ER)
03/05/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1014ER)
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 313 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0313)


This bill mentions Harrisonburg, Rockingham County.

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