Domestic violence cases; retention of records. (SB173)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Domestic violence; retention of records. Provides that records in cases involving misdemeanor convictions for (i) assault and battery against a family or household member, or (ii) violating a protective order shall be retained for 20 years. A third conviction for these crimes within 20 years is a felony, however, currently, such records are only required to be retained for 10 years. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087778204
01/07/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/16/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2008Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Communicated to House
01/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB173)
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/29/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read second time
03/05/2008Read third time
03/05/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Enrolled
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB173ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 749 (effective 7/1/08)
04/01/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB173ER)