Emergency custody orders; duration, extension. (HB478)

Introduced By

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


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency custody orders; duration; extension. Provides for a second two-hour extension of the time during which a person may be held pursuant to an emergency custody order. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102742D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
01/22/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB478)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB478)
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104636D-H1
02/03/2014Incorporates HB294
02/03/2014Incorporates HB621
02/03/2014Incorporates HB583
02/03/2014Incorporates HB242
02/03/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2014Incorporates HB294
02/04/2014Incorporates HB621
02/04/2014Incorporates HB583
02/04/2014Incorporates HB242
02/05/2014Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB478H1)
02/06/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104636D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB478H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14105194D-S1
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105194D-S1
02/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB478S1
02/24/2014Passed Senate with substitute (37-Y 3-N)
02/25/2014Placed on Calendar
02/26/2014Senate substitute rejected by House 14105194D-S1 (1-Y 96-N 1-A)
02/26/2014VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 96-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014Senate insisted on substitute (37-Y 3-N)
02/28/2014Senate requested conference committee
03/03/2014House acceded to request
03/04/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/04/2014Delegates: Villanueva, Cline, Watts
03/04/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2014Senators: Barker, Puller, Smith
03/08/2014Conference substitute printed 14105616D-H2
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
03/08/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2014Passed by temporarily
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB478ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
04/03/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB478ER)
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 761 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)


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 1 minute.