Unexecuted warrants; allows motion for dismissal by state attorney for warrants unserved. (SB72)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville) with support from co-patron Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville)

Progress

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

Description

Unexecuted warrants.  Allows an attorney for the Commonwealth to move the court in which the warrant or summons would be returnable for the dismissal of any unserved warrant or summons issued by a magistrate. Dismissal would be without prejudice. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. Amends § 19.2-76.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101763D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/18/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Read second time
01/20/2010Reading of amendment waived
01/20/2010Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB72E
01/20/2010Printed as engrossed 10101763D-E
01/21/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
03/01/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
03/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Read second time
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Enrolled
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB72ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 652 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0652)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.