Juveniles; legal custody transferred to Department of Juvenile Justice. (HB463)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Legal custody of juveniles in custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.  Clarifies that transfer of custody of a child by a court to the Department of Juvenile Justice is a transfer of legal custody. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100413D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/23/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104561D-H1
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Passed by for the day
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104561D-H1
02/03/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB463H1
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House (71-Y 26-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB463H1)
02/15/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


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 1 minute.