Attorney General; instituting or conducting criminal prosecutions for acts of violence. (SB563)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Attorney General; instituting or conducting criminal prosecutions for acts of violence. Authorizes the Attorney General to institute or conduct criminal prosecutions in cases involving a violation of the criminal laws involving an act of violence when such prosecution is requested by the sheriff or chief of police investigating the violation. The bill also provides that, prior to instituting or conducting a criminal prosecution for such cases involving a violation of the criminal laws involving an act of violence, the Attorney General shall give notice to the local attorney for the Commonwealth where such violation occurred of his intent to institute or conduct such criminal prosecution. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2022: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103980D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2022Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)
01/19/2022Rereferred to Judiciary

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