Bail; magistrate shall set in accordance with order of court that issued capias. (HB2060)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bail terms set by court on a capias to be honored by magistrate Provides that a magistrate who is to set the terms of bail of a person arrested and brought before him pursuant to a capias shall, unless circumstances exist that require him to impose more restrictive terms of bail, set bail in accordance with the order of the court that issued the capias if such an order is affixed to or made a part of the capias by the court. Amends § 19.2-130.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/11/2011 Committee
  • 01/11/2011 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102714D
  • 01/11/2011 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/18/2011 Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
  • 01/19/2011 Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
  • 01/31/2011 Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/02/2011 Read first time
  • 02/03/2011 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/04/2011 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/04/2011 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/07/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/07/2011 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/08/2011 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/14/2011 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2011 Read third time
  • 02/16/2011 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2011 Enrolled
  • 02/22/2011 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2060ER)
  • 02/22/2011 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/23/2011 Signed by President
  • 03/15/2011 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 112 (effective 7/1/11)
  • 03/15/2011 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)


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 25 seconds.


This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.


chris rollins writes:

this bill needs to go further, any one missing court, should have a bond of no less than $1000.