VA SB149 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 2 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-02 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/20)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Courthouse and courtroom security; assessment. Increases from $10 to $20 the maximum amount a local governing body may assess against a convicted defendant as part of the costs in a criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to fund courthouse and courtroom security.

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Courthouse and courtroom security; assessment.


Roll Calls

2020-02-26 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (81-Y 18-N) (Y: 81 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-21 - House - House: Reported from Public Safety (19-Y 2-N) (Y: 19 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-18 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (Y: 30 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 2-N) (Y: 14 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-13 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-04-02 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-04SenateSigned by President
2020-03-03HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-03SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB149ER)
2020-02-26HouseVOTE: Passage (81-Y 18-N)
2020-02-26HousePassed House (81-Y 18-N)
2020-02-26HouseRead third time
2020-02-25HouseRead second time
2020-02-21HouseReported from Public Safety (19-Y 2-N)
2020-02-18HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2020-02-14HouseAssigned PS sub: Firearms
2020-02-13HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2020-02-13HouseRead first time
2020-02-13HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-05SenateRead third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
2020-02-04SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-01-30SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 2-N)
2020-01-13SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-01-13SenateRereferred from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N)
2020-01-08SenateMoved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
2019-12-18SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2019-12-18SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101599D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
531120(n/a)See Bill Text

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