Appeal of bond decision; court may stay execution of order for so long as reasonably practicable. (SB1118)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appeal of bond decision. Provides that when a bail, bond, or recognizance decision is appealed, the court that made the decision may, for good cause shown, stay the execution of the order for so long as reasonably practicable for the party appealing the order to obtain an expedited hearing before the court to which such order was appealed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101092D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time
02/05/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1118E
02/05/2013Printed as engrossed 13101092D-E
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Committee substitute printed 13105255D-H1
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013 No action taken
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105255D-H1
02/21/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1118H1
02/21/2013Passed House with substitute (94-Y 4-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Passed by temporarily
02/21/2013House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House insisted on substitute
02/21/2013House requested conference committee
02/21/2013Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: McDougle, Stanley, Reeves
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Albo, Villanueva, Watts
02/23/2013Conference substitute printed 13105460D-S1
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 7-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1118ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 474 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0474)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.