Contempt of court; willful failure to appear. (HB2452)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Progress

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

Description

Contempt of court; failure to appear. Provides that contempt of court for willful failure to appear may be punished summarily. The bill also requires judges to indicate, in writing, the reason for a charge and punishment of contempt when punished summarily. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104039D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2452E
01/24/2019Printed as engrossed 19104039D-E
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
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (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
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Enrolled
02/19/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2452ER)
02/19/2019Signed by Speaker
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/21/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 708 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0708)