Contempt appeal; allows circuit judge to sit without a jury to hear from judgment of district court. (SB870)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Criminal procedure; contempt appeal. Allows a circuit judge to sit without a jury to hear an appeal from a summary contempt judgment of the district court. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102415D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB870
02/20/2013Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Enrolled
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB870ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 615 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0615)

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 25 seconds.