Habeas corpus; oral argument on motion. (HB915)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Habeas corpus; oral argument on the motion.  Provides that in habeas corpus actions, oral argument on any motion shall be heard only at the request of the court. The court shall rule on the record whenever possible. Read the Bill »


01/30/2012: In Committee


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102926D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Read first time
01/26/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2012Read third time and passed House (70-Y 28-N)
01/27/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2012Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)