Juveniles; preliminary hearing, trial as an adult. (SB1659)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juveniles; trial as adult. 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, unless waived by the juvenile and his attorney, 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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103696D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Committee substitute printed 19105564D-S1
01/29/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105564D-S1
01/30/2019Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2019Amendments by Senator Marsden agreed to
01/30/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB1659ES1
01/30/2019Printed as engrossed 19105564D-ES1
01/31/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1659ES1)
02/12/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 1-N)
02/19/2019Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2616.