Juveniles; offenses for which juvenile is subject to transfer and trial as an adult. (SB914)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Offenses for which a juvenile is subject to transfer and trial as an adult; penalty Provides that a juvenile age 14 or older will automatically be subject to a preliminary hearing in juvenile court and transferred to circuit court for trial as an adult if he is charged with any offense defined as an act of violence in 19.2-297.1 and has been previously adjudicated delinquent for such an offense.

The bill also provides that a juvenile court shall conduct a preliminary hearing upon notice by the attorney for the Commonwealth to the court and parties when a juvenile 14 years of age or older is charged with gang participation in violation of 18.2-46.2.

The bill also provides that a juvenile court shall conduct a preliminary hearing upon notice by the attorney for the Commonwealth to the court and parties whenever a juvenile 14 years of age or older is charged with manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give or distribute a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance in violation of 18.2-248; manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute methamphetamine in violation of 18.2-248.03; felonious selling, giving, distributing or possessing with intent to distribute marijuana in violation of 18.2-248.1; or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute anabolic steroids in violation of 18.2-248.5, if the juvenile has been previously adjudicated delinquent of any such offense.

  Amends § 16.1-269.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102265D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2011Impact statement from (SB914)
01/12/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2011Impact statement from (SB914)
01/13/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB914)
01/19/2011Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)