Traffic infractions; discretionary juvenile fines, costs, and fees. (HB1264)

Introduced By

Del. Irene Shin (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Rae Cousins (D-Richmond), and Del. Phil Hernandez (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juvenile fines, costs, and fees; traffic infractions; judicial discretion. Provides that any court costs, fines, and fees assessed to a juvenile or his parent or guardian in circuit court and juvenile and domestic relations district court related to prosecutions of traffic infractions are discretionary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24105055D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/26/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/29/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Committee substitute printed 24106584D-H1
02/06/2024Read first time
02/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1264H1)
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106584D-H1
02/07/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1264H1
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (51-Y 47-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (51-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 5-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 (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1264ER)
03/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1264ER)
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
04/08/2024G Vetoed by Governor
04/17/2024House sustained Governor's veto

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