Uniform Statewide Building Code; harmonizes statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions. (SB941)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Statewide Building Code; statute of limitations.  Harmonizes the statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions under the Uniform Statewide Building Code at one year. Currently, the Uniform Statewide Building Code provides that such prosecutions shall be commenced within two years while 19.2-8 provides that such prosecutions must be commenced within one year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101227D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB941)
01/19/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/15/2011Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Committee substitute printed 11105242D-H1
02/16/2011Read second time
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB941H1)
02/17/2011Read third time
02/17/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105242D-H1
02/17/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB941H1
02/17/2011Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Title replaced 11105242D-H1
02/25/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB941ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 143 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0143)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB941ER)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2168.