Uniform electronic filing system; studying feasibility of establishing for various courts. (HJ59)

Introduced By

Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; OES to study feasibility of establishing a uniform electronic filing system for all state circuit, general district, and juvenile and domestic relations courts and provide a plan for the establishment of such system; report. Requests the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia to (i) determine the cost of the creation and implementation of a uniform filing system for all state circuit, general district, and juvenile and domestic relations district courts; (ii) identify any potential challenges of and concerns relating to establishing a statewide electronic filing system, such as Internet availability in certain parts of the state, balancing accessibility and transparency while maintaining confidentiality as required for certain cases, security concerns, system failure or outages, and training for users of the system, and determine possible solutions for identified concerns; (iii) analyze the current federal electronic filing system and plans implemented in other states to determine best practices for developing and implementing a statewide system for all circuit and district courts in the Commonwealth; and (iv) develop a plan for the establishment of a uniform electronic filing system in all circuit and district courts in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2022: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101187D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2022Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Taken up
02/11/2022Engrossed by House
02/11/2022Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Block Vote Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Reading waived
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2022Continued to 2023 in Rules

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