Circuit court hearing; termination of juvenile court jurisdiction. (SB583)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Courts not of record; circuit court hearing; termination of juvenile court jurisdiction; objections and appeals.  Provides, in certain violent felony cases, for a juvenile's right to appeal to the circuit court the attorney for the Commonwealth's decision to certify that the juvenile's case be transferred to the circuit court for trial as an adult. If the juvenile appeals the decision to transfer, the circuit court will conduct a hearing on the merits, using factors currently used by the juvenile and domestic relations district court for transfer decisions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103875D
01/18/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB583)
02/01/2012Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Reconsidered by Courts of Justice
02/08/2012Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1198.