Criminal cases; delayed appeals, assignments of errors dismissed in part. (HB1545)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Delayed appeals in criminal cases; assignment of errors dismissed in part. Provides that an appellant may file a motion for leave to pursue a delayed appeal for those assignments of error that were dismissed because they did not adhere to a proper form, even if other assignments of error were refused on the merits. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101710D
12/29/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (11-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time
01/25/2017Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1545E
01/25/2017Printed as engrossed 17101710D-E
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Read third time
02/08/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1545ER)
02/10/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/13/17
02/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 77 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0077)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB853.