Special justices and independent evaluator fees; emergency custody and voluntary civil admissions. (HB125)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Special justices and independent evaluator fees; emergency custody and voluntary and involuntary civil admissions. Increases the fee that a special justice receives for presiding over emergency custody and voluntary and involuntary civil admissions from $86.25 to $120 for each commitment hearing and from $43.25 to $70 for each certification hearing. The bill also increases the fee that an independent evaluator receives if required to serve as a witness or an interpreter from $75 to $120 for each commitment hearing and from $43.25 to $70 for each certification hearing. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Notes

The fiscal impact statement estimates that the total annual impact on the Involuntary Mental Commitment Fund based on the provisions of this legislation is $2,067,118.

Summary generated automatically by OpenAI.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/01/2024Committee
01/01/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101208D
01/01/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB125)
01/18/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/19/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2024Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2024Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
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 with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/27/2024Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Reading of amendments waived
02/28/2024Courts of Justice Committee amendments agreed to
02/28/2024Finance and Appropriations Committee amendments agreed to
02/28/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/28/2024Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Senate amendments rejected by House (1-Y 94-N)
03/01/2024VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Passed by for the day
03/05/2024Senate insisted on amendments
03/05/2024Senate requested conference committee
03/06/2024House acceded to request
03/06/2024Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2024Delegates: Watts, Hernandez, Obenshain
03/07/2024Conferees appointed by Senate
03/07/2024Senators: Carroll Foy, Bagby, Jordan
03/09/2024C Amended by conference committee
03/09/2024Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/09/2024Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
03/09/2024VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 1-N)
03/25/2024Enrolled
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB125ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB125ER)
04/08/2024Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2024VOTE: (100-Y 0-N)
04/17/2024House concurred in Governor's recommendation BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/17/2024BLOCK VOTE: (100-Y 0-N)
04/17/2024Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/2024G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/2024Reenrolled
04/17/2024Reenrolled bill text (HB125ER2)
04/17/2024Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/2024Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/2024Enacted, Chapter 802 (effective 7/1/24)

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