Juveniles; deferral and dismissal of serious offenses. (HB511)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Deferral and dismissal of serious juvenile offenses. Provides that the juvenile court or circuit court hearing the case shall not, except with the concurrence of the attorney for the Commonwealth, defer disposition for any criminal offense alleged to have been committed by a juvenile for which transfer to a circuit court is mandatory or for which transfer to a circuit is mandatory upon notice to the court by the attorney for the Commonwealth (serious juvenile offenses set forth in subsection B and C of 16.1-269.1) or for any gang-related felony offense described in 18.2-46.2 or 18.2-46.3. Read the Bill »


02/24/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100674D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB511)
01/30/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2014Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House (81-Y 17-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB511)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2014Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 6-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 2 minutes.