Criminal charges; effect of dismissal. (HB2981)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Effect of dismissal of criminal charges. States that dismissal of a criminal charge by a court does not bar subsequent prosecution of the charge unless jeopardy attached at the earlier proceeding. Read the Bill »

Status

03/15/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Committee
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073385105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2981E
02/05/2007Printed as engrossed 073385105-E
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2981ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/15/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 419 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0419)