Crime victim rights; offenses by juveniles. (HB171)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Crime victim rights; offenses by juveniles. Expands the list of offenses for which a victim of a delinquent act committed by a juvenile may request that the victim be informed of the charge brought, the findings of the court, and the disposition of the case to include violations of assault and battery, stalking, violation of a protective order, sexual battery, or attempted sexual battery that would be misdemeanors if committed by an adult. The bill also provides that the definition of "victim" for purposes of the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act includes victims of certain delinquent acts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100571D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Read first time
02/06/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2014Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Placed on Calendar
02/21/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB171ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
03/17/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 230 (effective 7/1/14)
03/17/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0230)


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 40 seconds.