Juveniles; competency evaluation, receipt of court order. (SB1248)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juveniles; competency evaluation; receipt of court order. Requires the appointed evaluator or the director of the community services board, behavioral health authority, or hospital to acknowledge receipt of the court order requiring a competency evaluation to be performed to the clerk of the court on a form developed by the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia as soon as practicable but no later than the close of business on the next business day following receipt of the court order. The bill also provides that if the appointed evaluator or the director of the community services board, behavioral health authority, hospital, or private evaluator is unable to conduct the evaluation, he shall inform the court on the acknowledgment form. Read the Bill »


03/24/2021: signed by governor


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101003D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/25/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Reported from Judiciary with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Reading of amendment waived
01/27/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1248E
01/27/2021Printed as engrossed 21101003D-E
01/28/2021Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1248E)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice
02/09/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/10/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/12/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read second time
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1248ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1248ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/24/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 311 (effective 7/1/21)
03/24/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)