Volunteer assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth; appointment in certain jurisdiction. (SB1686)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Volunteer assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth. Permits attorneys for the Commonwealth to appoint volunteer assistants in any jurisdiction. Under current law, attorneys for the Commonwealth may only appoint volunteer assistants in cities with a population over 350,000, any city contiguous thereto, and the City of Richmond. Read the Bill »

Status

02/20/2019: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/14/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103742D
01/14/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2019Read 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
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1686)
02/12/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)

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