Jury commissioners; appointment and selection of jurors. (HB188)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointment of jury commissioners and selection of jurors; selection of jurors to be placed on master jury list. Allows the chief judge of each circuit court to designate circuit court personnel to select and determine jurors to be placed on a master jury list, thereby eliminating the need for jury commissioners. Read the Bill »


01/27/2014: In Committee


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100626D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2014Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


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.