Retention of case records; electronic format. (HB1310)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Retention of case records; electronic format. Allows the clerk of a district court to destroy the papers, records, and documents in civil and criminal cases after the case has ended if such papers, records, and documents have been microfilmed or converted to an electronic format. Under current law, such records can be destroyed after three years. Current law exceptions for records with administrative, fiscal, historical, or legal value and records for certain specified misdemeanors are retained. Amends § 16.1-69.55, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Committee
01/10/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103965D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106695D-H1
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1310H1)
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106695D-H1
02/08/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1310H1
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Enrolled
02/21/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1310ER)
02/21/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1310ER)
02/21/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 128 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0128)