Juvenile justice system; Crime Commission to study. (HJ136)

Introduced By

Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; juvenile justice; report. Directs the Virginia State Crime Commission to conduct a two-year study of Virginia's juvenile justice system. The study will focus on recidivism, disproportionate minority contact with the justice system, improving the quality of and access to legal counsel, accountability in the courts, and diversion. In addition, Title 16.1 of the Code of Virginia will be analyzed to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of Virginia's statutes and procedures relating to juvenile delinquency. Read the Bill »


04/12/2006: Passed the House


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 066702424
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
02/08/2006Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Taken up
02/10/2006Engrossed by House
02/10/2006Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Communicated to Senate
02/13/2006Reading waived
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
02/24/2006Reported from Rules with substitute
02/24/2006Committee substitute printed 065016424-S1
02/27/2006Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006Read third time
02/28/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/28/2006Committee substitute agreed to 065016424-S1
02/28/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ136S1
02/28/2006Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
03/01/2006Placed on Calendar
03/02/2006Senate substitute agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
04/12/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ136ER)