Evidentiary hearings in the Supreme Court of Virginia; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. (HB51)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

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

Description

Evidentiary hearings in the Supreme Court of Virginia; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. Clarifies that the hearings allowed under the Constitution of Virginia related to complaints filed by the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission are to be evidentiary hearings and that both the Commission and the judge who is the subject of the complaint are entitled to present evidence and argument during such hearings subject to any scheduling orders issued by the Court. Amends § 17.1-906, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/01/2017Committee
12/01/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101124D
12/01/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB51)
01/29/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (7-Y 1-N)
02/13/2018Left in Courts of Justice