+ − Subcommittees (4) VA - Mental Health (House) VA - Civil (House) VA - Criminal (House) VA - Judicial Systems (House) + − Bills Assigned (249) VA - SB1462 Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Tazewell. VA - SB1424 DUI; definition of substantially similar laws for determining number of prior offenses. VA - SB1439 Protective orders; removes provision to contain identifying information. VA - SB1435 Forensic Science Board; adds chairmen of Senate and House Committees for Courts of Justice, etc. VA - SB1546 Deed of trust; written notice of proposed sale by trustee to owners, etc. VA - SB1481 Criminal cases; allows circuit court clerk to assess local fee of up to 10% of total fees charged. VA - SB1463 DUI; installation of ignition interlock as condition of license restoration for second conviction. VA - SB1442 Case and financial management systems; Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court responsible for. VA - SB1426 Magistrates; refer complaints alleging felony offense to law-enforcement agency. VA - SB1387 Courthouses; localities to assess fee as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case, etc. VA - SB1377 Juvenile arrest information; police and sheriff departments may release current information. VA - SB1329 Crim. conviction; responsibility of Attorney Gen. relating to collection of collateral consequences. VA - SB1379 Revocation/suspension of license to practice law; violation of Va. Rules of Professional Conduct. VA - SB1363 Criminal procedure; compensation of court-appointed counsel. VA - SB1302 Master Settlement Agreement; makes several changes to enhance criminal enforcement activities. VA - SB1275 Privileged communications; provides communications between physicians and patients thereof. VA - SB1343 Restricted license eligibility while license is suspended; allows court to issue restricted license. VA - SB1304 Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources. VA - SB1300 Assault and battery of family or household member; court may order person to obtain certain service. VA - SB1298 Juvenile disposition; allows court to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor after deferring adjudication. VA - SB1293 Persons under a disability; approval of compromises on behalf thereof in suits or actions. VA - SB1290 District courts; appeal may be taken to circuit court & heard de novo. VA - SB1256 Homicide; prosecution regardless of amount of time that has passed between act or omission. VA - SB1409 Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers, etc., to definition of law-enforcement officer. VA - SB1471 Stormwater control and water or waste systems; allows Governor to disclaim rights, etc., of State. VA - SB1402 Improper driving; increases maximum penalty. VA - SB1239 Pedestrians and drivers; responsibilities thereof at marked and unmarked crosswalks. VA - SB1219 Noose; hanging thereof on property of another or in public place with intent to intimidate, felony. VA - SB1218 Juveniles; transmission of probation and parole reports to school superintendent. VA - SB1237 Child support; amends guidelines related to provision of health insurance or health care costs. VA - SB1197 Identity theft; relieves victim thereof of any fees for filing petition to expunge. VA - SB1196 Behavioral Correction Program; created. VA - SB1154 Copies of medical bills and charges; no cost to patient up to three times every twelve months. VA - SB1081 Special justices; appointment, duties. VA - SB1083 Mental health law; amends statutes to address issues resulting from overhaul thereof. VA - SB1082 Voluntary and involuntary commitment; Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to prepare petitions. VA - SB1506 Comprehensive Services Act Program; judicial assignment of services for children. VA - SB1517 Home/electronic incarceration program; provides that is deemed term of confinement for offender. VA - SB1479 Marine Resources Commission; authorized to grant easements and rights-of-way on Elizabeth River. VA - SB1429 Marriage license tax; allocation to services for children exposed to sexual or domestic violence. VA - SB1381 Writs of actual innocence; ability to petition for, based on previously unknown biological evidence. VA - SB1380 Probation revocation and suspended sentence revocation worksheets; court to utilize in all cases. VA - SB1384 Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. VA - SB1391 Criminal convictions; DNA Notification, report. VA - SB1301 Identity theft; penalty. VA - SB1291 Deed of trust or mortgage; limitation on enforcement. VA - SB1277 Land records; may contain only last four digits of social security numbers therein on Internet. VA - SB1268 Electronic video and audio communication, two-way; if available in criminal proceeding, judge use. VA - SB1170 Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; SCC to request Attorney Gen. to investigate violations thereunder. VA - SB1149 Juvenile law; makes changes in code pertaining to juveniles and juvenile court provisions. VA - SB1130 Regional Criminal Justice Academy Training Fund; limits fee that locality may charge to support. VA - SB1069 Fire marshals and assistant fire marshals; capital murder thereof. VA - SB1066 Trains; fine for boarding or riding with fraudulent or counterfeit ticket, etc. VA - SB998 Process and service fees; increases certain sheriffs' fees. VA - SB1011 Post-adoption contact and communication; authorizes & establishes procedures governing. VA - SB1265 Unattended children in a motor vehicle; definition of child abuse and neglect. VA - SB1254 Concealed handguns; when permit from reciprocal State, person shall carry permit at all times. VA - SB1080 Involuntary commitment hearing; upon request, district court judge, etc. may restrict attendance. VA - SB1189 Law libraries, local; authorized to use space at public libraries, which may include flat rate. VA - SB1169 Consumer Protection Act; foreclosure rescues. VA - SB1262 Interrogatories; execution debtors may be reissued one or more summonses to answer in 6 months. VA - SB1224 Littering; person to perform community service if matter illegally dumped or ejected from vehicle. VA - SB1191 Process and service fees; increases certain sheriffs' fees. VA - SB1134 Electronic summons system; localities to assess an additional fee as part of costs. VA - SB1079 Emergency custody; authority of law-enforcement officer. VA - SB1059 Child support orders; revises requirements for court and administrative. VA - SB960 Credit cards; clarifies language allowing acceptance thereof by clerks to make it clear. VA - SB959 Fraudulent conveyances; attorney fees. VA - SB806 Nonresident decedents' personal property in State; transferor thereof may comply with law of state. VA - SB952 Dextromethorphan; sale of over-the-counter medicines containing thereof on school property. VA - SB899 Distribution of handbills in highway right-of-way; grants City of Falls Church, etc. to prohibit. VA - SB907 Powers of personal representatives and trustees; power to donate open-space easements. VA - SB1009 Electronic communication service providers, etc.; search warrants executed upon. VA - SB979 Fuel fee; allows authorities to pass an ordinance to impose a fee on motor vehicle violations. VA - SB961 Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof, penalty. VA - SB935 Remote access to land records; Prince William County may establish a pilot program, assessing fee. VA - SB1000 Sexual abuse; history thereof considered factor in determining best interests of child for custody. VA - SB1020 Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; broker duties and liability. VA - SB888 Deed of trust; assignment of penalty for failure to release. VA - SB951 Assault & battery; penalty when committed against Metro Washington Airport Authority police officer. VA - SB939 Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases. VA - SB922 Larceny of money; to be charged as grand larceny and petit larceny statutes. VA - SB923 Circuit court judges; repeals section granting mileage reimbursement therefor. VA - SB890 Motor vehicles; collection of court costs. VA - SB958 Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act; created. VA - SB928 Confidentiality of court records; person inspecting is authorized to have copies made of records. VA - SB854 Mental health courts; Office of Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court to establish for nonviolent offender. VA - SB855 Uniform Power of Attorney Act; created. VA - SB889 Ignition interlock; operation of motor vehicle without, penalty. VA - SB816 Fire marshals; increased to a Class 6 felony for assault and battery thereof. VA - SB808 Foreign service officers of U.S.; provides certain requirements in suits for divorce and annulment. VA - SB39 Traffic accident reports; increases amount of damage threshold to be reported by law enforcement. VA - SB833 Notaries public; electronic notarization to be developed by Secretary of Commonwealth, etc. VA - HB2580 Illegal immigrants; removes Code provision that prohibits an arrest thereof more frequently. VA - HB2650 Citizens' Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act; pretrial agencies keep detailed record & case record. VA - HB2638 Capital murder; add auxiliary police officer, etc. to definition of law-enforcement officer statute. VA - HB2633 Assault and battery; penalty when against campus police officer. VA - HB2623 Multijurisdiction grand jury; jurisdiction to include investigation of trademark infringement. VA - HB2620 Divorce; appointment of counsel by court. VA - HB2611 Protective orders; law-enforcement officer may effect service by serving person subject to order. VA - HB2578 Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase to persons under age of 18. VA - HB2513 Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by juvenile intake officer. VA - HB2503 Juveniles; collection of DNA to include that of any age 14 whose delinquency charges are deferred. VA - HB2498 Assault and battery; authority to defer and dismiss against family or household member. VA - HB2579 Informed consent; ultrasound required before performing abortion to determine gestation age. VA - HB2585 Capital murder; adds uncompensated auxiliary police officers, etc. to definition of law-enforcement. VA - HB2567 Probation; Department of Corrections to develop supervision plan when offender placed on probation. VA - HB2553 Suspended operators license; forfeiture of motor vehicle for driving therewith. VA - HB2365 Restriction on Supreme Court; shall not promulgate any rule that prohibits conduct of an attorney. VA - HB2311 Courthouses; localities to assess fee as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case, etc. VA - HB2275 Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources. VA - HB2536 Easements; injury to servient estate. VA - HB2637 Arrests; requires fingerprints be taken and forwarded to Central Criminal Records Exchange. VA - HB2560 Homestead exemption; increased for veterans. VA - HB2559 Homestead exemption; increases for householders who are 65 years of age or older. VA - HB2527 Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms. VA - HB2489 Assault and battery; penalty when against family or household member. VA - HB2435 Uniform Principal and Income Act; trustee required to demand certain distributions if requested. VA - HB2393 Animal control officers; inclusion thereof in classification of law-enforcement officers. VA - HB2391 Foreign service; search warrant for electronic communications. VA - HB2400 Criminal sexual assault; establishment of a multidisciplinary response thereto. VA - HB2403 Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; electronic filing of claims. VA - HB2397 Child pornography; venue for prosecution where unlawful act thereof is produced, stored, etc. VA - HB2310 Confidentiality of court records; person inspecting is authorized to have copies made of records. VA - HB2309 Probationer, supervised; not be kept under probation solely because of failure to make payment. VA - HB2634 Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize fetus prior to abortion. VA - HB2571 Restricted driver's license; court to provide during period of suspension. VA - HB2561 Suspension of license; failure or refusal to pay fines or costs. VA - HB2526 Judicial performance evaluation program; Survey & Evaluation Research Laboratory, etc. administer. VA - HB2492 Assault & battery; penalty when committed against Metro Washington Airport Authority police officer. VA - HB2454 Uniform Commercial Code; financing statements. VA - HB2468 Marijuana; expungement of charges. VA - HB2434 Corporations; allows certain to be represented by an officer before general district courts. VA - HB2431 Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; claim settled for amount exhausting policy limits. VA - HB2436 Assault and battery; penalty when against emergency room personnel. VA - HB2406 School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of students, etc. VA - HB2402 Identity theft; obtaining money, credit, etc. without authorization is prohibited under statutes. VA - HB2367 Protective order; aiding and abetting violation thereof, penalty. VA - HB2338 Birth control; definition. VA - HB2336 Governments, local; adoption of ordinances prohibiting delivery of unsolicited newspapers. VA - HB2363 Criminal cases; admissibility of prior inconsistent statements. VA - HB2362 Drug offenses; person convicted of second offense would be a felon if committed in State. VA - HB2329 Physician assistants; provides immunity therefor under supervision for review or action. VA - HB2386 Pedestrians and drivers; responsibilities thereof at marked & unmarked crosswalks. VA - HB2381 Protective orders; court may include therein provisions for protection of companion animals, etc. VA - HB2312 Writs; requirements for actual innocence. VA - HB2358 Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof, penalty. VA - HB2297 Underaged drinking; person charged with who summons assistance is eligible for deferred disposition. VA - HB2313 Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. VA - HB2245 Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant. VA - HB2156 Involuntary commitment hearing; upon request, district court judge, etc. may restrict attendance. VA - HB2136 Misdemeanor arrest or summons; gives law-enforcement officer choice of issuing summons & releasing. VA - HB2108 Electronic video and audio communication, two-way; if available for a hearing, judge shall use. VA - HB2038 Judgments; limitations on enforcement of certain. VA - HB1979 Stalking; penalty when person commits second offense within 5 years. VA - HB1859 Elected or appointed officials; limit attorney-issued subpoenas unless subject matter is unrelated. VA - HB2303 DUI blood test refusal; if person refuses, Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court to have form on Internet. VA - HB1968 Sentencing order; failing to comply. VA - HB2302 Fiduciaries; naming fiduciary or subject of fiduciary relationship as party to an action. VA - HB2239 Compulsory training standards; persons designated to provide courthouse security. VA - HB2189 Disposal of dead body; prohibited, increases from Class 1 misdemeanor to Class 6 felony. VA - HB2054 Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase, distribution, etc. to persons under age of 18. VA - HB2164 Mechanics' liens; standards & procedures for abandoned vehicle, storage and repair of motor vehicle. VA - HB2261 Consumer Protection Act; foreclosure rescues. VA - HB2229 Retirement plan; no person acting as trustee or custodian with respect thereto may exercise setoff. VA - HB2228 Juveniles; restitution payments paid thereby. VA - HB2262 Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; authorizes SCC to request Attorney General to investigate violation. VA - HB2271 Telephone trespass; penalty. VA - HB2226 Prisoner Litigation Reform Act; court serve Office of Attorney General with motion for judgement. VA - HB2179 Trials; credit for time spent in confinement discretionary with court. VA - HB2160 Post-adoption contact and communication; establishes procedures between birth parents, etc. VA - HB2131 Gang-free zones; established on certain types of public and private property upon petition. VA - HB2107 Public use; definition thereof. VA - HB2121 Public Procurement Act; verification of legal presence of contractors for employment. VA - HB2080 Landlord and tenant laws; landlord to give same notice to tenant for application of insecticides. VA - HB2057 Health care providers; expands list of expressions of sympathy that are not admissible. VA - HB1944 Succession; determination of parent-child relationship in determining rights to property. VA - HB2041 Ignition interlock limitations; person convicted of DUI required to have device on first offense. VA - HB2035 Life expectancy table; changes table's figures that represent continued life expectancy. VA - HB1963 Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry; condition of registration. VA - HB1929 Decedent's account balance; increases amount thereof to be paid to spouse or other distributees. VA - HB1860 Impoundment of motor vehicle; provides if person driving without license was previously convicted. VA - HB2016 Abduction and kidnapping; definition. VA - HB2049 Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs. VA - HB2087 Alcoholic beverages; Class 3 misdemeanor when person permits underage person to consume. VA - HB2021 Driving without license; motor vehicle impounded if previously convicted of certain offenses. VA - HB2045 Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session. VA - HB1984 Physicians and patients; eliminates limiting patient's health information introduced at trial . VA - HB1983 Governor-declared emergency; provides civil immunity for private & charitable organizations. VA - HB1954 Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant. VA - HB1867 Jury costs; plaintiff who requests trial in civil case shall be assessed. VA - HB1865 Chief judges of district & circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement. VA - HB1862 Sex offender registry; failure to register is Class 6 felony. VA - HB1850 Medical examiner reports; admissibility of contents in any preliminary hearing. VA - HB1909 Funerals and burials; designation of persons authorized to make decisions. VA - HB1908 Assault and battery of family/household member; court to order person to obtain certain services. VA - HB1812 Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits employer from asking about certain. VA - HB1821 Concealed handguns; prohibited from carrying onto premises of restaurants and consuming alcohol. VA - HB1868 Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking. VA - HB1785 Disclosure requirements; adds to list of exceptions. VA - HB1688 Deed of trust; additional requirements applicable to foreclosures, notices, and reinstatement right. VA - HB1946 Case and financial management systems; Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court responsible for. VA - HB1811 Deferred disposition; allows court to defer & dismiss any criminal case other than Class 4 felonies. VA - HB1805 Ignition interlock; operation of motor vehicle without, penalty. VA - HB1797 Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty. VA - HB1781 Juvenile records; allows Department of Juvenile Justice to share information with law enforcement. VA - HB1869 Boiler inspections; extends protection of civil immunity to agents, etc., authorized to conduct. VA - HB1999 Parental liability; damage to property or injury to person by minor. VA - HB1857 Protective orders; issuance upon conviction in cases of family abuse. VA - HB1989 Civil immunity; officers and directors of certain local civic league or community organizations. VA - HB1845 Remote access to land records; Prince William County may establish a pilot program assessing fee. VA - HB1913 Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of obligor who is incarcerated. VA - HB1843 Civil commitment of sexually violent predators; changes including access to sealed records, etc. VA - HB1815 Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits employer from asking about certain. VA - HB1807 Marijuana; illegal to transport into State unless authorized under Drug Control Act, penalty. VA - HB1755 Death penalty; abolished for all Class 1 felonies committed on or after July 1, 2009. VA - HB1753 Judges; if convicted of felony, etc., and all apeal rights terminated, his next term shall expire. VA - HB1842 Emergency protective order; authority of magistrate or judge to issue in cases of sexual battery. VA - HB1841 Extortion; person who extorts money, etc., by threatening to report another as illegally present. VA - HB1813 Criminal conviction; expungement of record upon showing opportunities for employment are prejudiced. VA - HB1806 Disorderly conduct; conduct punishable thereas. VA - HB1804 Judges and justices; General Assembly to approve those retired for recall as substitutes. VA - HB1822 Handguns; exempts permit holders from prohibition against carrying onto school property. VA - HB1796 Unsolicited bulk electronic mail; penalty. VA - HB1801 Conservators of peace, special; those employed by locality authorized to use flashing blue lights. VA - HB1798 Rental agreement; early termination by military personnel. VA - HB1776 Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; broker duties and liability. VA - HB1888 Writ of fieri facias; repeals statutory mandate that every officer endorse thereon date & time. VA - HB1764 Battery of teacher, principal, etc.; increases mandatory minimum term of person convicted thereof. VA - HB1876 Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicle. VA - HB1874 Magistrates; issuance of felony arrest warrants. VA - HB1754 Unlawful use of filling, etc. in containers; Class 3 misdemeanor to evacuate liquid petroleum gas. VA - HB1745 Victim witness fee; increases fee in criminal cases. VA - HB1698 Scrap metal processors; adds catalytic converters to list of proprietary articles. VA - HB1695 Driving without a license; person may be placed under arrest if previously convicted of offense. VA - HB1693 Driving under influence; mandatory punishment when concentration is elevated above certain amount. VA - HB1689 Illegal aliens; fraudulently assisting, penalty. VA - HB1711 Civil immunity for charitable food donation & distribution; exemption from civil liability in cases. VA - HB1639 Human beings, preborn; constitutional right to enjoyment of life from moment of fertilization. VA - HB1655 Firearms; award of court costs, etc., to entity that prevails in action challenging locality. VA - HB1619 Distribution of handbills in highway right-of-way; grants City of Falls Church, etc. to prohibit. VA - HB1640 Deeds & deeds of trust; when corporation, etc., is grantee deed or trust must contain certain names. VA - HB1668 Garnishment; exemption for parent who supports dependent child or children residing with him. VA - HB1897 Visitation, supervised; contact between parent & child that occurs with court-approved supervisor. VA - HB1683 Checks; additional recovery if stop-payment order placed in bad faith. VA - HB1670 Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest for incarcerated persons. VA - HB1899 Jury commissioners; changes date which judge of circuit court may appoint jury commissioners. VA - HB1657 Appointment of guardian/conservator; when court hearing petition therefor, spouse may be appointed. VA - HB1866 Court-established community service programs; court shall establish.