Criminal cases; delayed appeals, assignments of errors dismissed in part. (SB853)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


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


12/02/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101708D
12/02/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2017Committee substitute printed 17104429D-S1
01/25/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104429D-S1
01/30/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB853S1
01/31/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Read second time
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB853ER)
02/14/2017Signed by Speaker
02/15/2017Signed by President
02/15/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/15/17
02/15/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 79 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0079)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1545.