Criminal defendants; orders for evaluation or treatment, duties of clerk of court. (HB645)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan), Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)

Progress

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

Description

Criminal defendants; orders for competency and sanity evaluations and hospitalization. Requires the clerk of court to provide a copy of the order for an evaluation for sanity, competency to stand trial, and competency restoration to the appointed evaluator or hospital as soon as practicable but no later than the close of business on the next business day following entry of the order. The evaluator or hospital must acknowledge receipt of the order to the clerk on a form developed by the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. The bill also requires the same verification of receipt procedures for an order for psychiatric hospitalization of an inmate from a local correctional facility. Amends § 19.2-168.1, § 19.2-169.1, § 19.2-169.2, § 19.2-169.5, § 19.2-169.6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103321D
01/11/2016Referred 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:
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Committee substitute printed 16104828D-H1
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104828D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB645H1
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/29/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Read third time
03/02/2016Reading of amendment waived
03/02/2016Committee amendment agreed to
03/02/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2016Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Placed on Calendar
03/04/2016Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB645ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 446 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0446)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

OPPOSED, NO. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, THIS BILL REQUIRES A COURT ORDERS AN INMATE BE EVALUATED ONCE GETTING NOTICE, MUST GIVE NOTICE THEY'VE RECEIVED THE ORDER. THIS FIXES A PROBLEM THAT OCCURRED WITH ENFORCEMENT RECENTLY. WHERE AN INMATE DIED WAITING RECENTLY.

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake): HOUSE BILL 715 A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION OF THE


[Unknown]: SUBSTITUTE. THE SENATOR FROM LYNCHBURG, SENATOR NEWMAN. MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THAT WE INSIST ON OUR SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE INSIST ON THE SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH ANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 37, NOS 0. AYES 37, NOS 0. THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 69,


Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake): DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICES TO STOP FILING DUPLICATIVE REPORTS AND DEFINES WHO WHOM THE REPORTS ARE GIVEN.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE ADOPT THE COMMITTEE CONFERENCE RECORD ON HOUSE BILL 646. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. ANGE

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB342.