Specialty dockets; referrals. (SB618)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Referrals to specialty dockets. Provides that any court may refer a defendant to a local specialty docket if such specialty docket exists within that jurisdiction. The bill provides that a court that has received a referral shall have jurisdiction over the defendant for any matter that does not dispose of a charge or defense for the duration of the referral and shall enter an order making a recommendation for disposing the matter, including any proposed findings of fact, at the end of the referral or any other time as necessary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104266D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/10/2020Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Judiciary

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