Acceptability of electronic medium; record of criminal proceedings to appellate court. (SB180)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Acceptability of electronic medium; record of criminal proceedings to appellate court. Provides that in a criminal proceeding in circuit court any statutory requirement for an original, original paper, paper, record, document, facsimile, memorandum, exhibit, certification, or transcript shall be satisfied if such item is in an electronic form approved for filing under the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia. The bill also provides that in a criminal proceeding any statutory authorization for the use of copies or reproductions shall be satisfied by use of such copies or reproductions in hard copy or electronic form approved for filing under the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia. Under current law, only in civil proceedings are such statutory requirements and authorizations satisfied by an approved electronic form of such items. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council. This bill is identical to HB 235. Amends § 17.1-258.6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101383D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Read second time
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Enrolled
02/21/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB180ER)
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 129 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB235.