Pretrial Intervention and Diversion Program; created. (HB1241)

Introduced By

Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pretrial Intervention and Diversion Program. Authorizes the attorney for the Commonwealth for each judicial circuit of the Commonwealth to create and administer a Pretrial Intervention and Diversion Program for the purpose of providing an alternative to prosecuting offenders in the criminal justice system. The bill provides that entry into such program shall be at the discretion of the attorney for the Commonwealth based upon written guidelines and that no attorney for the Commonwealth shall accept any offender into such program for an offense for which punishment includes a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103605D
01/19/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB674.

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