Juveniles; trial as an adult. (HB1440)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Juveniles; trial as an 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. This bill was incorporated into HB 477. Read the Bill »

Status

01/27/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104718D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1440)
01/17/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB477-Guzman)
01/27/2020Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB477-Guzman)

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