Juveniles; trial as adult. (HB2616)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Juveniles; trial as adult. Increases from age 14 to age 16 the minimum age at which a juvenile must be tried as an adult in circuit court for murder or aggravated malicious wounding or for certain charges requiring notice of intent to try such juvenile as an adult by the attorney for the Commonwealth. In order to be tried as an adult in circuit court for charges that require notice of intent to proceed with trial as an adult by the attorney for the Commonwealth, the bill requires that (i) a report of the juvenile be prepared by probation services or other qualified agency and (ii) the attorney for the Commonwealth review such report prior to filing his notice of intent to proceed with a preliminary hearing for trial of such juvenile as an adult. Amends § 16.1-241, § 16.1-269.1, § 16.1-269.2, § 16.1-277.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Subcommittee Recommends Killing the Bill

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104339D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1659.

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