Illegal aliens; presumption against admission to bail for those charged with criminal offense. (HB762)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal procedure, admission to bail; persons not lawfully present in the United States; presumption. Adds a presumption, subject to rebuttal, against admitting to bail any person who is charged with a crime and not lawfully present in the United States, and requires judicial officers prior to any bail hearing, to the extent feasible, to verify with the United States Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement whether a person is lawfully present in the United States. Read the Bill »


02/05/2008: Merged into HB440


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080516806
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Incorporated by Rules (HB440-Rust)