VA HB2383 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
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]


Juvenile and domestic relations court; social history report; consideration and waiver. Requires a court, whenever it adjudicates a juvenile delinquent of an act that would be a violent felony offense if committed by an adult, to direct an investigation and social history report of the juvenile to be completed and to consider the results of such report prior to entering disposition. Under current law, such report is at the discretion of the court. The bill also prohibits waiver of such report by an agreement between the Commonwealth and the juvenile and his attorney or other legal representative. The bill continues to allow such waiver of a social history, by such agreement, for misdemeanor offenses or felonies not classified as a violent felony.

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Juvenile and domestic relations district court; social history report, consideration and waiver.


Roll Calls

2019-01-23 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2019-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
2019-01-22HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102190D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161273(n/a)See Bill Text
161278.8(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments