Admission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail. (HB1462)

Introduced By

Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Admission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail. Eliminates the provision prohibiting a judicial officer who is a magistrate, clerk, or deputy clerk of a district court or circuit court from admitting to bail, that is not set by a judge, any person who is charged with an offense giving rise to a rebuttable presumption against bail without the concurrence of an attorney for the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Status

02/24/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103171D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107424D-H1
02/05/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107424D-H1
02/07/2020Amendment by Delegate Scott agreed to
02/07/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1462EH1
02/07/2020Printed as engrossed 20107424D-EH1
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/19/2020Reported from Judiciary with amendment (8-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2020Passed Senate with amendment (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 44-N)
02/26/2020Placed on Calendar
02/26/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (53-Y 44-N)

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