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VASB143PassCourt of Appeals of Virginia; emergency. Makes various changes to the procedures and jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, including (i) clarifying that an aggrieved party of certain pretrial orders may petition the Court of Appeals for r...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
VASB423PassDiscretionary sentencing guidelines; midpoint for violent felony offenses. Clarifies the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission's authority to recommend revisions to the discretionary sentencing guidelines based on historical sentencing data. The bi...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)
VAHB1320PassDiscretionary sentencing guidelines; midpoint for violent felony offenses. Clarifies the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission's (Commission) authority to recommend revisions to the discretionary sentencing guidelines based on historical sentencing...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
VASB6PassMaximum number of judges in each judicial circuit. Increases from six to seven the maximum number of authorized judges in the Thirty-first Judicial Circuit.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0579)
VASB106PassRetired circuit and district court judges under recall; evaluation; qualification by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee for Courts of Justice. Requires that retired district court judges sitting as substitutes be found qual...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VAHB821PassMaximum number of judges in each judicial circuit. Increases from six to seven the maximum number of authorized judges in the Thirty-first Judicial Circuit.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)
VAHB761PassJudicial Inquiry and Review Commission; availability of complaint forms. Requires that a sign be posted in all state courts of the Commonwealth, in a location accessible to the public, that notes the availability of and provides instructions to obtai...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0588)
VAHB869PassAdoption. Allows a circuit court, upon consideration of a petition for adoption, to immediately enter an interlocutory order referring the case to a child-placing agency to conduct a visitation instead of entering an order of reference referring the ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0377)
VASB408PassTransmission of sentencing documents to the Department of Health Professions and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Provides that after the pronouncement of sentence, if the court is aware that the defendant is registered, ce...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0339)
VASB424PassProbation violation guidelines; use of sentencing revocation report and discretionary sentencing guidelines in revocation proceedings. Authorizes the Virginia Sentencing Commission to develop, maintain, and modify a system of statewide discretionary ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0570)
VAHB1318PassProbation violation guidelines; use of sentencing revocation report and discretionary sentencing guidelines in revocation proceedings. Authorizes the Virginia Sentencing Commission to develop, maintain, and modify a system of statewide discretionary ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0569)
VAHB404PassAdmission into evidence of certain forensic medical examination reports by sexual assault nurse examiners and sexual assault forensic examiners; testimony by two-way video conferencing. Allows testimony offered by either party in a preliminary hearin...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0253)
VAHB1327PassCivil cases; reimbursement of costs. Provides that the court shall not allow a defendant convicted of a crime from which a civil matter arose to recover costs for court reporting and recording of such trial from the victim of such crime. Civil cases;...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0279)
VASB742Engross

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Expungement of offenses civil penalty. Provides for the automatic sealing of misdemeanor marijuana offenses and the petition-based sealing for certain felony marijuana offenses. The bill requires a business screening service, defined in the bill, to ...
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2022-03-08
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB730Engross

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Jurors; compensation. Increases the daily compensation for jurors from $30 to $50. Jurors; compensation. Increases the daily compensation for jurors from $30 to $50.
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2022-03-07
Tabled in Appropriations (13-Y 9-N)
VASB391Engross

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Cannabis control; retail market; transitional sales by pharmaceutical and industrial hemp processors; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing st...
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2022-03-01
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB181Intro

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Criminal records; sealing of records; repeal. Repeals provisions not yet effective allowing for the automatic and petition-based sealing of police and court records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB661Intro

Sine Die
Capital murder; death penalty for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer. Authorizes punishment by death for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer.
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB430Intro

Sine Die
Cannabis control; retail market; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing structure for such retail market and for the cultivation, manufacture, ...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB378Intro

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Jury duty; allowance increase. Increases the jury duty allowance from $30 to $40 for each day of attendance upon the court effective July 1, 2022; to $45 effective July 1, 2023; and to $50 effective July 1, 2024, and thereafter.
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB950Intro

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Cannabis control; retail market; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing structure for such retail market and for the cultivation, manufacture, ...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB617Intro

Sine Die
Discretionary sentencing guidelines; prior convictions and juvenile adjudications. Provides that, for the purposes of discretionary sentencing, previous convictions shall not include (i) any adult conviction more than 10 years prior to the date of th...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB379Intro

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Capital murder; death penalty for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer. Authorizes punishment by death for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer.
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2022-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VASB561Intro

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Virginia Attorney Disciplinary Commission; established. Establishes the Virginia Attorney Disciplinary Commission in the legislative branch of state government for the purpose of holding disciplinary hearings initiated by the Virginia State Bar again...
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2022-02-02
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (11-Y 4-N)
VASB765Intro

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Notaries. Makes various changes to the laws related to notaries and electronic notaries, including (i) specifying information to be included in an application; (ii) specifying the reasons for which the Secretary of the Commonwealth may deny an applic...
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2022-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB543Intro

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Criminal records; sealing of records; repeal. Repeals provisions not yet effective allowing for the automatic and petition-based sealing of police and court records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that ...
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2022-01-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
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