Search warrants; return to jurisdiction where executed. (HB1164)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Return of search warrants to jurisdiction where executed. Provides that return made on search warrants for records or other information pertaining to a subscriber to, or customer of, an electronic communication service or remote computing service shall be made in the circuit court clerk's office for the jurisdiction where the warrant was executed, if executed within the Commonwealth, or issued, if executed outside the Commonwealth. Currently, the return on such warrants is made in the circuit court clerk's office for the jurisdiction where the warrant was executed. The bill also provides that a copy of the return shall be delivered to the clerk of the circuit court where the warrant was issued if the warrant was executed within the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103219D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Passed by for the day
02/20/2018Passed by for the day
02/21/2018Read third time
02/21/2018Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2018Amendment by Senator Obenshain agreed to
02/21/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2018Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Placed on Calendar
02/23/2018Placed on Calendar
02/23/2018Passed by for the day
02/26/2018Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1164ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 410 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.