Search warrants; execution. (HB736)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Search warrants; execution. Changes the hours of execution of a search warrant for the search of any place of abode from the daytime hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Read the Bill »


03/02/2022: Passed the Senate


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100839D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/09/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Committee substitute printed 22105951D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105951D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB736H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 47-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/28/2022Reported from Judiciary with amendments (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Passed by temporarily
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Reading of amendments waived
03/02/2022Committee amendments agreed to
03/02/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2022Passed Senate with amendments (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/09/2022House acceded to request
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Bell, Adams, L.R., Herring
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Deeds, Surovell, Obenshain
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455


ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

OPPOSE. Interesting that leadership of the House of Delegates allowed this bill that would have repealed limits on the execution of search warrants at night to die on the floor of the House without a vote.

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