Preliminary hearing; certification of ancillary misdemeanors, fees and costs. (HB1621)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Preliminary hearing; certification of ancillary misdemeanors; fees and costs. Provides that if, pursuant to a preliminary hearing, a district court certifies a felony offense and any ancillary misdemeanor offense for trial in circuit court, fees and costs shall be assessed against the accused in the same manner as if a final judgment had been entered by the district court on the misdemeanor offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102326D
01/04/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N 2-A)
01/26/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)