Resetting bail, bond, and recognizance determinations; jurisdiction. (HB2320)

Introduced By

Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Resetting bail, bond, and recognizance determinations; jurisdiction. Provides that any motion to alter the terms and conditions of bail where the initial bail decision is made by a judge or clerk of a district court or by a magistrate on any charge originally pending in that district court shall be filed in that district court unless (i) a bail decision is on appeal, (ii) such charge has been transferred to a circuit court, or (iii) an indictment has been returned after such charge has been certified by a district court. The bill also provides that a bail decision of a higher court from an appeal of a lower court's bail decision shall be remanded to the lower court in which the case is pending for enforcement and modification of bail. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. Amends § 19.2-124, § 19.2-130, § 19.2-132, § 19.2-186, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100032D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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