Magistrates; appointment and supervision. (SB680)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Magistrates; appointment and supervision. Reinstates supervisory control over the magistrate system with the chief circuit court judge and the Committee on District Courts and abolishes magisterial regions. In 2008, appointment of and supervisory authority over magistrates was transferred to the Executive Secretary of the Virginia Supreme Court with a provision for consultation with the chief judges of the circuit courts in the region where the appointment is made. Read the Bill »


10/01/2014: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


10/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100269D
10/01/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2015Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)