Habeas corpus; reorganizes, updates outdated language, and removes unused provisions.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 Reorganizes, updates outdated language, and removes unused provisions in several writ of habeas corpus statutes.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. Amends § 8.01-654, § 8.01-658, § 8.01-662, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

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)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1069.

Post a Public Comment About this Bill



if you have one


(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)