Juveniles; trial as adults. (SB419)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Juveniles; trial as adults.  Allows prosecutors the discretion to have juveniles charged with violations of certain gang offenses and repeat violations of certain drug offenses to be transferred to the circuit court for trial as an adult. The bill also provides that juveniles charged with an offense defined as an act of violence, if previously adjudicated delinquent of an act of violence, are automatically transferred to the circuit court for trial as an adult. Amends § 16.1-269.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/30/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102427D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB419)
01/30/2012Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB718.