Retention of case records; general district court. (HB1451)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg)

Progress

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

Description

Retention of case records; general district court. Permits the chief judge of a general district court to direct the clerk of that court to destroy documents related to civil and criminal cases that have been ended for a period of three years, provided that they have been microfilmed or converted to an electronic format. Currently, such documents must be retained for 10 years. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.

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Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/27/2012Committee
12/27/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101000D
12/27/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/09/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/11/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/11/2013Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Placed on Calendar
02/13/2013Senate amendment agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Enrolled
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1451ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1451ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 187 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)

Video

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 50 seconds.