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COURTS OF RECORD

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Circuit court; closing of clerks’ offices. Amending  17.1-207. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1682 (F))
Circuit court clerks; duties concerning recordation of documents. Amending  17.1-223. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1310 (F))
Circuit court clerks; payment to localities of excess fees collected. Amending  17.1-285. (Patron-Drake, HB 2672 (F))
Circuit court clerks; recordation of plats. Amending  17.1-223. (Patron-Williams, SB 1219 (F))
Circuit court clerks; what costs to be taxed. Amending  17.1-626. (Patron-Mims, SB 983 (F))
Circuit court clerks, sheriffs, etc.; abolishes penalty imposed on those who fail to comply with duties regarding receipt of fees for services. Repealing  17.1-291. (Patron-Reese, HB 1847 (F))
Circuit court judges; may sit in a district court. Amending 16.1-69.35. (Patron-Trumbo, SB 971 (Chapter 102))
Circuit courts; collection of fees for juror reimbursement, no fees to be charged on estates under certain amount. Amending 17.1-275. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2425 (F))
Circuit courts; increases certain fees collected by clerks. Amending  17.1-275, 58.1-801, 58.1-802, 58.1-803, 58.1-805 through 58.1-808, 58.1-811, 58.1-814 and 58.1-3800. (Patron-Marsh, SB 741 (F))
Cocaine; modification of sentencing guidelines for possession. Adding  17.1-807. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2458 (F))
Court documents; electronic filing. Amending  17.1-255, 17.1-256 and 17.1-258; repealing  17.1-258.1. (Patron-Reese, HB 1845 (Chapter 127))
Court fees and costs; assessment. Amending  16.1-69.48:1, 16.1-69.48:2, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.5, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8 and 53.1-131.1. (Patron-Norment, SB 819 (F))
Court fees and costs; assessment. Amending  16.1-69.48:1, 16.1-69.48:2, 17.1-275.1 through 17.1-275.5, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8, 17.1-275.9 and 53.1-131.1. (Patron-Norment, SB 1129 (Chapter 1039))
Courthouse construction; increases assessment therefor in civil cases. Amending  17.1-281. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2360 (F); Rerras, SB 1277 (F))
Courthouse construction, etc., and law libraries; abolishes cap on assessment fee. Amending  17.1-281. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2052 (F); Blevins, SB 780 (I) See SB1277)
Criminal cases; when final judgments in circuit court modifiable and appealable. Adding  19.2-327.01. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2517 (F); Stolle, SB 1143 (Chapter 1017))
Deed books; recordation not to include social security numbers. Amending  17.1-227. (Patron-Stump, HB 1898 (I) See HB2291; Phillips, HB 2165 (I) See HB2291; Devolites, HB 2291 (F); Wampler, SB 714 (Chapter 862))
District courts; removal of actions involving certain amount to circuit court. Amending  16.1-92. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2095 (F))
Embezzlement; modification of sentencing guidelines. Adding 17.1-807. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2766 (F))
Habitual Offender Act; allows nonresident to petition circuit court for restoration of driving privileges. Amending  46.2-360. (Patron-Moran, HB 1029 (CD))
Involuntary detention and commitment; review of procedures for implementation of orders. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2698 (Chapter 523))
Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals. (Patron-McDonnell, HR 34 ; McDonnell, HR 45 ; McDonnell, HR 51 ; Stolle, SR 27 ; Stolle, SR 33 ; Stolle, SR 34 )
Judges; election in Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, and members of Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. (Patron-McDonnell, HJR 925 )
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals. (Patron-McDonnell, HJR 782 )
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court and juvenile and domestic relations district court. (Patron-McDonnell, HJR 719 )
Judges; increases number in 1st, 14th, 15th and 29th circuit court. Amending  17.1-507. (Patron-Howell, HB 719 (CD))
Judges; nominations for election to circuit court. (Patron-McDonnell, HR 35 ; McDonnell, HR 52 ; Stolle, SR 28 ; Stolle, SR 35 )
Judges; not to be recalled to temporary service if practicing law. Amending  16.1-69.22:1, 17.1-106 and 51.1-309. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2093 (F))
Judicial nominations committees, local; created. Amending 16.1-69.9; adding  17.1-920 through 17.1-924. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2614 (F); Mims, SB 550 (CD); Williams, SB 1232 (F))
Land records; fees for remote access. Amending  17.1-279. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2294 (Chapter 205))
Mentally ill persons; judicial authorization of treatment and detention. Amending  37.1-134.21. (Patron-Mims, SB 1326 (F))
Methamphetamine; modification of sentencing guidelines for possession of substance containing. Adding  17.1-807. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1783 (F))
Public defender’s office; establishment in any judicial circuit that does not have one. Amending  19.2-163.2. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1570 (F))
Recorded documents; circuit court clerks required to date and time stamp. Amending  55-96. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1354 (Chapter 776))
Sentencing guidelines, discretionary; makes violation of DUI laws a violent felony offense in establishing. Amending  17.1-805. (Patron-Bell, HB 2024 (F))
Sentencing guidelines, discretionary; modifications. Amending 17.1-803. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2179 (Chapter 139))
Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals; format for distribution of published reports of decisions. Amending 17.1-319. (Patron-Cline, HB 2226 (Chapter 141))
Supreme Court of Virginia, Rules of; abolishes distribution according to Code mandate. Amending  8.01-3; repealing 17.1-318. (Patron-Stosch, SB 856 (Chapter 280))
Technology Trust Fund Fee; extends sunset provision. Amending 17.1-279. (Patron-Marsh, SB 740 (Chapter 865))
Wills; destruction of files. Amending  17.1-213. (Patron-Norment, SB 818 (F))
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