Bail for a person accused of a crime that is an act of violence; notice to attorney. (SB614)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bail for a person accused of a crime that is an act of violence; notice to attorney for the Commonwealth. Requires a magistrate to transmit within 24 hours a copy of the checklist for bail determination form to the attorney for the Commonwealth when a magistrate conducts a bail hearing for a person arrested on a warrant or capias for an act of violence. The bill also provides that transmission of such copy to the attorney for the Commonwealth may be by facsimile or other electronic means. This bill is identical to HB 756. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2022Presented and ordered printed 22102935D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/26/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Reported from Judiciary with amendments (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read second time
01/31/2022Reading of amendments waived
01/31/2022Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB614E
01/31/2022Printed as engrossed 22102935D-E
02/01/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB614E)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read second time
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB614ER)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB614ER)
02/28/2022Signed by President
02/28/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/01/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 48 (effective 7/1/22)
04/01/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB756.