VA SB1437 | 2021 | 1st Special Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB1437


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 1 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-01 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be released from custody after a summons has been issued.

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Summons; promises to appear after the issuance.


Roll Calls

2021-02-02 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-01-27 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-01HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2021-02-09HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2021-02-08HouseContinued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
2021-02-05HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2021-02-05HouseRead first time
2021-02-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-02SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-01SenateRead second time and engrossed
2021-01-29SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
2021-01-27SenateReported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2021-01-15SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-01-15SenatePresented and ordered printed 21100562D

Same As/Similar To

SB1437 (Carry Over) 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
19274(n/a)See Bill Text
22311(n/a)See Bill Text
282901(n/a)See Bill Text
291210(n/a)See Bill Text
462936(n/a)See Bill Text
462940(n/a)See Bill Text
5412506(n/a)See Bill Text
541306(n/a)See Bill Text
5414407(n/a)See Bill Text

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