Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; secrecy of information. (HB2413)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Progress

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

Description

Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; secrecy of information. Provides that any person granted permission to make notes and to duplicate portions of the evidence given before the multi-jurisdiction grand jury shall maintain the secrecy of all information obtained from a review or duplication of the evidence presented to the multi-jurisdiction grand jury, except for disclosure as he deems necessary for use in a criminal investigation or proceeding. The bill also provides that after a person has been indicted by a grand jury, the attorney for the Commonwealth shall notify such person that the multi-jurisdiction grand jury was used to obtain evidence for a prosecution. As introduced, the bill was a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102055D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2413)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed by for the day
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendments
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2413ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2413ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 522 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.

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