Multijurisdiction grand jury; adds offense of receiving money for procuring person. (HB1870)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), and Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Criminal procedure; functions of multijurisdiction grand jury. Adds the offense of receiving money for procuring a person to the list of offenses that a multijurisdiction grand jury can investigate. This allows such a jury to investigate human trafficking activities. Amends § 19.2-215.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102387D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-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 (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Enrolled
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1870ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 83 (effective 7/1/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)

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 35 seconds.