Deferred disposition in criminal cases; allows court to dismiss cases other than Class 4 felonies. (HB522)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Deferred disposition in criminal cases.  Allows a court to defer and dismiss any criminal case other than Class 4 felonies or more severe felonies, violent felonies, crimes that require registration on the sex offender registry, certain felony sex crimes, manslaughter, and DUI. Deferred disposition would be available to a person even though he had previously availed himself of deferred disposition or had been previously convicted of a crime, except in the interests of justice. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103484D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice