Jurisdiction over criminal cases; certification or appeal of charges. (HB2150)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Progress

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

Description

Jurisdiction over criminal cases; certification or appeal of charges. Provides that upon (i) certification by the general district court of any felony charge and ancillary misdemeanor charge or when an appeal of a conviction of an offense in general district court is noted or (ii) certification by the juvenile and domestic relations district court of any felony charge and ancillary misdemeanor charge committed by an adult or when an appeal of a conviction or adjudication of an offense is noted, jurisdiction as to such charges shall vest in the circuit court, unless such case is reopened, modified, vacated, or suspended or the appeal has been withdrawn in the district court within 10 days. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. Read the Bill »

Status

08/05/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100378D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2021Committee substitute printed 21103376D-H1
01/22/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time
01/26/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103376D-H1
01/26/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2150H1
01/27/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2150H1)
02/15/2021Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Enrolled
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2150ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2150ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 187 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)