Juvenile records; allows Department of Juvenile Justice to share information with law enforcement. (HB1781)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juvenile records; confidentiality. Allows the Department of Juvenile Justice to share with law enforcement the information of a juvenile, without request, if the Department reasonably believes that it would aid in a criminal investigation involving a predicate criminal act or a criminal street gang as criminal street gang is defined in 18.2-46.1. The bill also provides that a local court services unit shall provide information on criminal gang activity to the State Police, a local police department, a sheriff's office, or the locally designated gang coordinator, gang task force, or law-enforcement task force, and that the information shall include identifying information of the juvenile. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097757404
01/09/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1781)
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Courts of Justice