Search warrants; allows court to temporarily seal. (HB1909)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Search warrants.  Allows a court to temporarily seal a warrant and a return on the warrant in addition to the affidavit supporting the warrant. The conditions in existing law concerning the sealing of an affidavit apply: sealing is upon application of the attorney of the Commonwealth for good cause shown in an ex parte hearing and an aggrieved party may move the court for the unsealing of the warrant and return with the burden of proof for continued sealing on the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Committee
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101195D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read first time
01/24/2011Passed by for the day
01/25/2011Read second time
01/25/2011Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB1909E
01/25/2011Printed as engrossed 11101195D-E
01/26/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Enrolled
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1909ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/16/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 219 (effective 7/1/11)
03/16/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.