VA HB2096 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; finding of guilt required. Requires that any action for the forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of a crime be stayed until the person whose property is the subject of the forfeiture action has been found guilty of the crime authorizing the forfeiture, regardless of whether he has been sentenced. The bill provides that property may be forfeited even though no finding of guilt is made if (i) the forfeiture is ordered by the court pursuant to a plea agreement or (ii) the owner has not submitted a written demand for the return of the property within 21 days from the date the stay terminates.

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Forfeiture of property used in connection with commission of crimes; finding of guilt required.


Roll Calls

2019-01-23 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2019-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
2019-01-10HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100369D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192386.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.10(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.29(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.31(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.32(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.34(n/a)See Bill Text
192386.35(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments