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VASB545PassCourt reporters; prohibited actions; civil penalties. Establishes ethical standards and requirements for the provision of court reporting services, including prohibiting providers of court reporting services from (i) entering into contracts for more ...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
VAHB1301PassJudges; central registry records check; statement of economic interests. Requires that judges and substitute judges seeking reelection submit to a central registry records check for any founded complaint of child abuse or neglect. The bill also requi...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0578)
VASB564PassPublic access to nonconfidential court records. Provides that a clerk of court or the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall make nonconfidential court records or reports of aggregated, nonconfidential case data available to the public upon r...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0584)
VASB939PassRetired circuit court judges, Court of Appeals judges, and Supreme Court justices under recall; qualification by Committees for Courts of Justice. Requires that retired circuit court judges sitting as substitutes be found qualified every three years ...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0709)
VAHB166PassClerks of court. States that the clerk of an appellate court may request paper trial court records to be forwarded to such clerk. The bill adds the Bond Book to the list of books for which a microphotographic process may be used to accomplish the rec...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)
VASB946PassAuditor of Public Accounts; audits. Eliminates a requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts audit certain entities annually. The bill provides for the Auditor to perform an audit for these entities as the Auditor determines necessary. This bill ...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
VAHB934EngrossMedical and mental health treatment of prisoners incapable of giving consent. Establishes a process for the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility to petition a court to authorize medical or mental health trea...
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2018-03-10
Failed to pass
VAHB1516EngrossProstitution-related crimes; minors; penalties. Increases to a Class 6 felony from a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalties for the following crimes if a minor is involved: (i) keeping, residing in, or visiting a bawdy place; (ii) aiding prostitution; and...
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2018-03-10
Failed to pass
VASB339EngrossDeferred disposition in criminal cases. Allows a court to defer and dismiss a criminal case where the defendant has been diagnosed with autism or an intellectual disability.
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2018-03-06
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB77PassVenue in criminal cases; concurrent jurisdiction; obsolete provisions. Provides that the courts of a locality have concurrent jurisdiction with the courts of any other adjoining locality over criminal offenses committed in or upon the premises, build...
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2018-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)
VAHB235PassAcceptability of electronic medium; record of criminal proceedings to appellate court. Provides that in a criminal proceeding in circuit court any statutory requirement for an original, original paper, paper, record, document, facsimile, memorandum, ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0125)
VASB180PassAcceptability of electronic medium; record of criminal proceedings to appellate court. Provides that in a criminal proceeding in circuit court any statutory requirement for an original, original paper, paper, record, document, facsimile, memorandum, ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)
VAHB743PassMaximum number of judges in each judicial district and circuit. Increases or decreases the maximum number of judges in select judicial districts and circuits to reflect the number of authorized judgeships recommended by the Supreme Court of Virginia ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0126)
VAHB780PassPublic access to nonconfidential court records. Provides that a clerk of court or the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall make nonconfidential court records or reports of aggregated, nonconfidential case data available to the public upon r...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0127)
VASB525PassMaximum number of judges in each judicial district and circuit. Increases or decreases the maximum number of judges in select judicial districts and circuits to reflect the number of authorized judgeships recommended by the Supreme Court of Virginia ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0135)
VASB980EngrossCreating a statewide e-filing system for civil case filings. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, beginning July 1, 2019, no petition, pleading, motion, order, or decree filed in a civil case in a circuit court, including any agreement...
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2018-03-02
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1468PassAuditor of Public Accounts; audits. Eliminates a requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts audit certain entities annually. The bill provides for the Auditor to perform an audit for these entities as the Auditor determines necessary. This bill ...
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2018-02-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0057)
VAHB1024PassAttorney fees for prevailing party; more than one attorney. Repeals the provision that allows only the fee of one attorney to be taxed by the court, even if the recovering party had more than one attorney. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Gr...
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2018-02-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0035)
VAHB519IntroDefinition of violent felony; assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer, etc. Adds to the list of violent felonies assault and battery against a judge, magistrate, law-enforcement officer, correctional officer, firefighter, or other publi...
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2018-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB691IntroCircuit courts; number of judges in the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Judicial Circuits. Increases from two to three the maximum number of authorized judges in the Twenty-first Judicial Circuit (Martinsville, Patrick, Henry) and reduces from five to...
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2018-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1133IntroMedical and mental health treatment of prisoners incapable of giving consent. Establishes a process for the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility to petition a court to authorize medical or mental health trea...
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2018-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1335IntroProtective orders; issuance upon convictions for certain felonies; penalty. Authorizes a court to issue a protective order upon convicting a defendant for a felony offense of (i) violating a protective order, (ii) homicide set forth in Article 1 (&se...
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2018-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB416EngrossVenue in criminal cases; concurrent jurisdiction; obsolete provisions. Provides that the courts of a locality have concurrent jurisdiction with the courts of any other adjoining locality over criminal offenses committed in or upon the premises, build...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB51IntroEvidentiary hearings in the Supreme Court of Virginia; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. Clarifies that the hearings allowed under the Constitution of Virginia related to complaints filed by the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission are to be ...
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2018-02-13
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB381IntroVirginia State Police Electronic Summons System Fund. Creates the Virginia State Police Electronic Summons System Fund, which is funded by a $5 fee that the bill requires to be assessed as court costs in each criminal or traffic case in which the Vir...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB580IntroDriver privilege cards. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an individual who has (i) reported income from Virginia sources on an individual tax return filed with the Commonwealth in the preced...
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2018-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1306IntroCreating a statewide e-filing system for civil case Creating a statewide e-filing system for civil case filings. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, beginning July 1, 2019, no petition, pleading, motion, order, or decree filed in a ci...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1318IntroDriver privilege cards. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an individual who has (i) reported income from Virginia sources on an individual tax return filed with the Commonwealth in the preced...
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2018-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB4IntroPublic accessibility of case management system. Requires the case management system operated and maintained by the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia to be open to the public for inspection. The bill provides that the case managemen...
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2018-02-12
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB952IntroProtective orders; issuance upon convictions for certain felonies; penalty. Authorizes a court to issue a protective order upon convicting a defendant for a felony offense of (i) violating a protective order, (ii) homicide set forth in Article 1 (&se...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB519IntroPublic accessibility of case management system. Requires the case management system operated and maintained by the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia to be open to the public for inspection. The bill provides that the case managemen...
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2018-01-31
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB621IntroDriver privilege cards. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an individual who has (i) reported income from Virginia sources on an individual tax return filed with the Commonwealth in the preced...
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2018-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Transportation (7-Y 6-N)
VASB296IntroMedical and mental health treatment of prisoners incapable of giving consent. Establishes a process for the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility to petition a court to authorize medical or mental health trea...
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2018-01-19
Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N)
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