Criminal cases; deferred disposition. (SB339)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Deferred disposition in criminal cases. Allows a court to defer and dismiss a criminal case where the defendant has been diagnosed with autism or an intellectual disability. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100744D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read second time
02/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB339E
02/05/2018Printed as engrossed 18100744D-E
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB339E)
02/27/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
03/02/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (7-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018Left in Courts of Justice