VA HB5068 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-0)
Status: Enrolled on October 16 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-10-16 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5068ER)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Emergency relief payments exempt from creditor process; emergency. Automatically exempts from the creditor process emergency relief payments, as defined in the bill, paid to individuals. The bill further requires a financial institution receiving such payments directly from the federal government to exempt such payments from the creditor process under certain circumstances. The bill provides that, if a financial institution does not set aside such payments as exempt, the accountholder receiving such payments must claim the exemption. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Emergency relief payments; automatic exemption from creditor process.


Roll Calls

2020-10-14 - House - House: VOTE: Agreed To (83-Y 14-N) (Y: 83 N: 14 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-14 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N) (Y: 36 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-07 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (34-Y 2-N) (Y: 34 N: 2 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-02 - House - House: VOTE: Rejected (66-Y 27-N) (Y: 66 N: 27 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-01 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 4-N) (Y: 36 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-25 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-24 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N 2-A) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 0-N) (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-04 - House - House: VOTE: (82-Y 16-N) (Y: 82 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-10-16HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB5068ER)
2020-10-14SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N)
2020-10-14HouseVOTE: Agreed To (83-Y 14-N)
2020-10-14HouseConference report agreed to by House (83-Y 14-N)
2020-10-13 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2020-10-07SenateSenators: Surovell, Petersen, Chafin
2020-10-07SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2020-10-07HouseDelegates: Ayala, Sullivan, Adams, L.R.
2020-10-07HouseConferees appointed by House
2020-10-07HouseHouse acceded to request
2020-10-07SenateSenate requested conference committee
2020-10-07SenateSenate insisted on substitute (34-Y 2-N)
2020-10-02HouseVOTE: Rejected (66-Y 27-N)
2020-10-02HouseSenate substitute rejected by House (66-Y 27-N) (Requires 78 affirmative votes to pass)
2020-10-01SenateFloor substitute printed 20201273D-S2 (Petersen)
2020-10-01SenatePassed Senate with substitute (36-Y 4-N)
2020-10-01SenateEngrossed by Senate- floor substitute HB5068S2
2020-10-01SenateSubstitute by Senator Petersen agreed to
2020-10-01SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-10-01SenateCommittee substitute rejected
2020-10-01SenateRead third time
2020-10-01SenatePassed by temporarily
2020-09-25SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
2020-09-24SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N 2-A)
2020-09-16SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-09-16SenateCommittee substitute printed 20201176D-S1
2020-09-16SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 0-N)
2020-09-09SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-09-09SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-09-04HouseVOTE: (82-Y 16-N)
2020-09-04HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (82-Y 16-N)
2020-09-03HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB5068H1
2020-09-03HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20201042D-H1
2020-09-03HouseRead second time
2020-08-28HouseRead first time
2020-08-26HouseCommittee substitute printed 20201042D-H1
2020-08-26HouseReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
2020-08-18HouseIntroduced bill reprinted 20200825D
2020-08-18HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-08-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200825D

Code Citations

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801512.4(n/a)See Bill Text

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