Unexecuted warrants; clarifies that can be destroyed if dismissed, exceptions. (SB756)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Unexecuted warrants.  Clarifies that unexecuted warrants can be destroyed if dismissed under a provision enacted during the 2010 Session of the General Assembly allowing an attorney for the Commonwealth to move the court for the dismissal of an unexecuted warrant or summons issued by a magistrate. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.

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Bill Has Passed


12/07/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100853D
12/07/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/17/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Read second time
01/19/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/19/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB756E
01/19/2011Printed as engrossed 11100853D-E
01/20/2011Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB756ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 347 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)


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 35 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1695.