Retention of case records; electronic format. (HB113)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Retention of case records; electronic format. Allows the clerk of a district court to destroy the papers, records, and documents in all cases after three years if such papers, records, and documents have been microfilmed or converted to an electronic format. Under current law, records for certain misdemeanors cannot be destroyed regardless of whether they have been preserved electronically. Amends § 16.1-69.55, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/15/2015Committee
12/15/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102133D
12/15/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned Courts sub:
01/18/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice