WV HB2419 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB2419


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on April 15 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-15 - Chapter 98, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to modify misdemeanor bail requirements. The bill requires a court or magistrate to release a person charged with certain misdemeanor offenses on his or her own recognizance except for good cause shown. The bill also sets forth exceptions when a person may not be released on his or her own recognizance. Â

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Relating to the authorization to release a defendant or a person arrested upon his or her own recognizance


Roll Calls

2020-03-07 - House - House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 740) (Y: 79 N: 21 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-07 - Senate - Passed Senate (Roll No. 572) (Y: 25 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 54) (Y: 87 N: 10 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-28 - House - Amendment rejected (Roll No. 51) (Y: 35 N: 60 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-04-15HouseChapter 98, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
2020-03-25HouseApproved by Governor 3/25/20
2020-03-07HouseApproved by Governor 3/25/20 - House Journal
2020-03-07SenateApproved by Governor 3/25/20 - Senate Journal
2020-03-17HouseTo Governor 3/17/20
2020-03-07HouseTo Governor 3/17/20 - House Journal
2020-03-07SenateTo Governor 3/17/20 - Senate Journal
2020-03-07SenateHouse Message received
2020-03-07HouseCompleted legislative action
2020-03-07HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-03-07HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 740)
2020-03-07HouseHouse received Senate message
2020-03-07SenateSenate requests House to concur
2020-03-07SenateWeld Title amendment adopted
2020-03-07SenateJudiciary Title amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent
2020-03-07SenatePassed Senate (Roll No. 572)
2020-03-07SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-07SenateCommittee amendment as amended adopted (Voice vote)
2020-03-07SenatePlymale Amendment to committee amendment withdrawn (Voice vote)
2020-03-07SenateTrump Amendment to committee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2020-03-07SenateCommittee Amendment Reported
2020-03-07SenateDeferred until foot of 3rd
2020-03-06SenateLaid over on 3rd reading 3/6/20 with right to amend, amendment pending
2020-03-06SenateOn 3rd reading with right to amend, amendment pending
2020-03-05SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-05SenateOn 2nd reading
2020-03-04SenateRead 1st time
2020-03-04SenateImmediate consideration
2020-03-04SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2020-01-30SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-30SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-30SenateIntroduced in Senate
2020-01-29HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-01-29HousePassed House (Roll No. 54)
2020-01-29HouseRead 3rd time
2020-01-29HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-28HouseAmendment rejected (Roll No. 51)
2020-01-28HouseRead 2nd time
2020-01-28HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-27HouseRead 1st time
2020-01-27HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-24HouseBy substitute, do pass
2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2419 (Carry Over) 2019-01-15 - To House Judiciary


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