Case management system; public accessibility. (HB1794)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public accessibility of case management system. Requires the case management system operated and maintained by the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia to be open to the public for inspection. The bill provides that the case management system shall be searchable by party name, charge (for criminal cases), filing type (for civil cases), hearing date, and case number across all localities and that the entire compilation of records contained in the system shall be made available. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103241D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1794)
01/23/2017Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
01/23/2017Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 6-N)
02/07/2017Left in Courts of Justice