Bills Pending Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee

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VAHB1459Engross
50%
Retired state law-enforcement officers; retention of badge. Provides that on and after July 1, 2023, upon the retirement of a state law-enforcement officer who is not a State Police officer, the employing department or agency shall, upon request of t...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1501Engross
50%
Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; requirements. Requires every member appointed to a locality's law-enforcement civilian oversight body to observe within 90 days of the member's appointment a law-enforcement officer employed with such locali...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1859Engross
50%
Applicant Fingerprint Database; Applicant Fingerprint Database; participation in FBI Next Generation Identification Rap Back Service, through Virginia Rap Back Service, for fingerprint-based criminal history record monitoring; penalty. Requires the D...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB875Intro
25%
Issuing citations; certain traffic offenses. Removes the provisions that provide that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipmen...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1662Engross
50%
Conveyance of easement. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to grant and convey an easement and right-of-way at High Bridge Trail State Park to Woodrow R. Jackson, Sr. The easement, which will follow an existing driveway across a...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1663Engross
50%
Conveyance of easement. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to grant and convey an easement and right-of-way at High Bridge Trail State Park to Roy B. Stanton, Jr., and Pearl J. Stanton. The easement, which will follow an existin...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1515Intro
25%
Civil liability for publishing or distribution of material harmful to minors on the Internet. Creates a civil cause of action for any commercial entity that knowingly or intentionally publishes or distributes on the Internet material harmful to minor...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1245Intro
25%
Arrest and return of parolee or felon serving a period of postrelease supervision. Directs the circuit court of the sentencing jurisdiction to initiate proceedings against a felon serving a period of postrelease supervision upon a showing of a violat...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1542Intro
25%
Enhanced earned sentence credits; exemptions; certain firearm-related offenses; felony conviction during confinement. Removes any person convicted of a certain felony offenses involving a firearm from eligibility for enhanced earned sentence credits ...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1534Intro
25%
Collection and reporting of data related to adults charged with a criminal offense punishable by confinement in jail or a term of imprisonment; Virginia Longitudinal Data System. Allows the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to contribute the st...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1532Intro
25%
Protective orders; extensions and continuances; other monetary relief; penalty. Provides that if a petitioner files a written motion requesting a hearing to extend a permanent protective order, the court may extend the protective order until the exte...
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1523Intro
25%
Modification of sentence for marijuana related offenses. Creates a process by which persons convicted of certain felony marijuana-related offenses committed prior to July 1, 2022, who remain incarcerated or on community supervision on July 1, 2023, m...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1494Intro
25%
Procedure for disciplining attorneys and reinstatement of attorneys by three-judge circuit court. Provides that any former attorney who has had his license revoked and filed a petition for reinstatement with the Virginia State Bar may elect and deman...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1507Intro
25%
Criminal proceedings; disposition when defendant found Criminal proceedings; disposition when defendant found incompetent; evaluation for temporary detention. Requires a competency evaluation report, when ordered to determine whether a defendant char...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1517Intro
25%
Courts of record; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; confidentiality of papers and proceedings; waiver. Removes the confidentiality of the findings of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (the Commission) if, upon the conclusion of the Com...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1510Intro
25%
Orders for involuntary outpatient evaluations and services; Orders for involuntary outpatient evaluations and services; evidence of defendant's mental condition. Allows the court, if a defendant is found not guilty of any offense after a trial at whi...
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1504Intro
25%
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; removal of Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; removal of name and identifying information. Creates an additional process for a person required to register on the Sex Offender and Crimes A...
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1486Intro
25%
District courts; substitute judges; per diem compensation. Raises from $200 to $500 the per diem compensation for substitute judges in a general district court and juvenile and domestic relations district court.
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2023-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1488Intro
25%
Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Repeals the procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations di...
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2023-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1010Intro
25%
Issuing citations; certain traffic offenses. Removes the provisions that provide that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipmen...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1472Intro
25%
Violations of child protective orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of a permanent child protective order is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.
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2023-01-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB841Intro
25%
Alcohol safety action programs. Provides that the membership of a local independent policy board of an alcohol safety action program must include at least one criminal defense attorney who has specialized knowledge in representing persons charged wit...
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2023-01-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB917Intro
25%
Application of parole statutes for juveniles and persons committed upon felony offenses committed on or after January 1, 1995. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill requires the Virginia Parole Board to establish procedures for consideration of p...
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2023-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1243Intro
25%
Abortion or other reproductive health care services; prohibitions on extradition for certain crimes; prohibited practices under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Provides that no demand for extradition of a person charged with a criminal violation of...
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2023-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1383Intro
25%
Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center; Mental Health Crisis Intervention Hotline; creation. Directs the Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center to (i) establish a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week toll-free Mental Health Crisis Intervention Hotline to receiv...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1362Intro
25%
Resisting detention; penalty. Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor for any person to intentionally prevent or attempt to prevent a law-enforcement officer from lawfully detaining him, defined in the bill as fleeing or attempting to flee from a law-enforcem...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1413Intro
25%
Motion for the disclosure of expunged records in a civil case. Provides that where a civil claim is filed arising out of or relating to charges where a petition for the expungement of police and court records for such charges is pending or where the ...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1353Intro
25%
Firearms-related offenses; mandatory minimum sentences; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm durin...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1433Intro
25%
Purchase of handguns or other weapons of certain officers; Department of State Police. Provides that the Department of State Police may allow any law-enforcement officer formerly employed by the Department who has been elected to a constitutional off...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1396Intro
25%
Organized retail theft; report; penalty. Establishes the crime of organized Organized retail theft; report; penalty. Establishes the crime of organized retail theft that makes it a Class 3 felony for any person to (i) conspire or act in concert with ...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1389Intro
25%
Deed recordation; address transfer for taxation. Requires the local treasurer's office to transfer the address on a recorded deed to the updated mailing address indicated therein for state recordation tax purposes. If the treasurer determines that th...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1402Intro
25%
Criminal records; expungement and sealing of records; Criminal records; expungement and sealing of records; repeal. Repeals the statute providing for the limitation on the dissemination of criminal history record information related to the possession...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1314Intro
25%
Judgment or child support order for pregnancy and delivery expenses. Authorizes a court, in a judgment or order establishing parentage or in a child support order, to direct the legal father to pay at least 50 percent of the mother's unpaid pregnancy...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1244Intro
25%
Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act; notifications to victims; Attorney General. Clarifies that, for the purposes of the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act, the "attorney for the Commonwealth" includes the Attorney General when the Attorney General ...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1259Intro
25%
Criminal appeals; duties of the Attorney General and attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that in all criminal cases before the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court of Virginia in which the Commonwealth is a party or is directly interested, the A...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1184Intro
25%
Hate crimes and discrimination; anti-Semitism; penalties. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to safeguard all individuals within the Commonwealth from unlawful discrimination in employment and in places of public accommodation because...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1159Intro
25%
Fines, costs, etc.; time period to commence collection activity. Extends the time period, upon agreement by the attorney for the Commonwealth and the clerk of the circuit court or district court, that collection activity may be commenced for unsatisf...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1174Intro
25%
Expedited diversion to court-ordered treatment in lieu of criminal adjudication. Establishes a process where a defendant who is charged with certain misdemeanor violations and appears to have a mental illness, and such charged conduct appears to be a...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1223Intro
25%
Financial exploitation of vulnerable adults; venue. Provides that, in addition to the county or city in which any act was performed in furtherance of the offense or the accused resided at the time of the offense, venue for the trial of an accused cha...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1272Intro
25%
Assault and battery; persons diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, or mental illness; penalties. Provides that any person charged with a simple assault and battery offense who has been diagnosed by a psychiatrist or clinic...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1207Intro
25%
Crimes by gangs. Expands the definition of "predicate criminal act" to include all felonies. The bill also increases various penalties for gang crimes.
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1310Intro
25%
Personal information of judges and magistrates; penalty. Prohibits the Commonwealth from publishing on the Internet the personal information of any active or retired federal or Virginia justice, judge, or magistrate. The bill adds active or retired f...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1188Intro
25%
Weapon of terrorism; definition; penalty. Includes any mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl, including its isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, as a weapon of terrorism for the purpose of defining terrorism...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1291Intro
25%
False emergency communication to emergency personnel; penalties; report. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly report, or cause another to report in reliance on intentionally false information provided by such person, ...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1156Intro
25%
Strangulation by blocking or obstructing the airway of another; penalty. Provides that any person who, without consent, impedes the blood circulation or respiration of another person by knowingly, intentionally, and unlawfully blocking or obstructing...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1303Intro
25%
Expungement and sealing of offenses resulting in a deferred and dismissed disposition or conviction by petition; defendant with a disorder or disability. Provides that a defendant with a disorder or disability, as defined in the bill, may file a peti...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1229Intro
25%
Admission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail. Creates a rebuttable presumption against bail for certain criminal offenses enumerated in the bill. The bill also requires the court to consider specified factors when determining whether the p...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1304Intro
25%
Court-appointed counsel; requests for additional compensation; determination by judge. Requires the presiding judge or chief judge of a circuit or district court, when reviewing a request from court-appointed counsel for additional compensation excee...
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2023-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1296Intro
25%
Grand larceny and certain property crimes; penalties. Reduces from $1,000 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill reduces the threshold by t...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1282Intro
25%
Community service work in lieu of payment of fines and costs; work performed while incarcerated. Provides that in the program established by a court to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or p...
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2023-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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