Habeas corpus; reorganizes, updates outdated language, and removes unused provisions. (HB1909)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Habeas corpus. Reorganizes, updates outdated language, and removes unused provisions in several writ of habeas corpus statutes. The bill clarifies certain procedural issues such as service, venue, amendments for failure to name a proper party respondent, necessity of a response, and transfer for evidentiary hearings. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council. This bill is identical to SB 1069. Amends § 8.01-654, § 8.01-658, § 8.01-662, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2019Committee
01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101170D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read third time
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Enrolled
02/05/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1909ER)
02/05/2019Signed by Speaker
02/05/2019Signed by President
02/06/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 6, 2019
02/06/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 13, 2019
02/13/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 8 (effective 7/1/19)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1069.

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