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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2005 Session


Applicant Fingerprint Database; created for State Police to use in criminal background checks. Adding  52-46. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 634 (Chapter 826))
Arrest; issuance of warrant, execution. Amending  19.2-76. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1073 (C))
Arrest; time allowed for bail review hearing. Amending  19.2-158. (Patron-Louderback, HB 1318 (F))
Arrest without warrant; applicable in drunk driving cases. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Bell, HB 664 (Chapter 949))
Bail; denied due to multiple DUI offenses. Amending  19.2-120. (Patron-Bell, HB 889 (Chapter 954); McDonnell, HB 1132 (Chapter 959))
Bail; denied due to multiple DUI offenses. Amending  19.2-120 and 19.2-390. (Patron-Rerras, SB 442 (Chapter 406))
Bail Bondsmen and Bounty Hunters; Report of Crime Commission (HJR 201, 2001). (HD 13)
Bail enforcement agents; regulation and licensure. Amending 9.1-102; adding  9.1-185 through 9.1-199. (Patron-Stolle, SB 334 (Chapter 397))
Bonds; forfeiture for failure to appear and to meet conditions of recognizance. Amending  19.2-143. (Patron-Bell, HB 647 (F))
Capital cases; appointment of counsel. Amending  19.2-163.7. (Patron-Stolle, SB 177 (Chapter 329))
Capital punishment; age of applicability for certain minors. Amending  18.2-10. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1341 (F))
Community criminal justice boards; representation at meetings. Amending  9.1-178. (Patron-Blevins, SB 308 (Chapter 395))
Conservators of the peace; includes special agents of Department of Homeland Security. Amending  19.2-12. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 298 (Chapter 1009))
Conservators of the peace; registration. Amending  19.2-13. (Patron-Norment, SB 390 (Chapter 401))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; issuance of summonses and subpoenas. Amending  6.1-2.25 and 6.1-2.27. (Patron-Mims, SB 509 (Chapter 597))
Court-appointed counsel; compensation. Amending  19.2-163. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 492 (F))
Courts not of record; costs associated with actions of trial. Amending  16.1-93 and 16.1-94.01. (Patron-Orrock, HB 39 (F))
Crime prevention specialists; certification approval. Amending 9.1-161 and 9.1-162. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 1116 (Chapter 466))
Criminal cases; sentencing proceeding by jury after conviction. Amending  19.2-295.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 723 (I) See HB1292; Frederick, HB 1169 (C); Bell, HB 1292 (F))
Criminal cases; testimony of husband and wife. Amending  8.01-398 and 19.2-271.2. (Patron-Johnson, HB 352 (C))
Criminal history records check; applicable to adult substance abuse treatment facilities. Amending  37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Devolites, SB 93 (F))
Criminal history records check; applicable to justices, judges, substitute judges and magistrates. Amending  16.1-69.9, 16.1-69.9:1, 16.1-69.9:4, 17.1-303, 17.1-400, 17.1-501, 17.1-509, 17.1-512 and 19.2-35. (Patron-Phillips, HB 916 (Chapter 452))
Criminal history records check; locality may require applicant or licensee to pay cost of fingerprinting. Amending  15.2-1503.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 90 (Chapter 160))
Criminal justice academy training; Roanoke County may charge a fee for participation. Amending  9.1-106. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 810 (F))
Criminal Justice Services Board; membership. Amending  9.1-108. (Patron-Devolites, SB 100 (F))
Criminal Justice Services, Department of; use of fees. Amending 9.1-142. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 1114 (F))
Criminal offenses; deferred disposition. Adding  19.2-303.5. (Patron-Mims, SB 496 (F))
Criminal penalties; revision throughout Code. Amending 8.01-44.4, 9.1-902, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, 16.1-69.48:1, 16.1-260, 16.1-269.1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-805, 18.2-9, 18.2-10, 18.2-25, 18.2-31, 18.2-32, 18.2-46.1, 18.2-46.5, 18.2-46.6, 18.2-49, 18.2-49.1, 18.2-53, 18.2-53.1, 18.2-54.1, 18.2-54.2, 18.2-55, 18.2-57, 18.2-57.02, 18.2-57.2, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 18.2-67.9, 18.2-67.10, 18.2-128, 18.2-144, 18.2-147.1, 18.2-289, 18.2-300, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-427, 18.2-481, 19.2-163, 19.2-215.1, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-218.2, 19.2-264.4, 19.2-270.1, 19.2-297.1, 19.2-298.01, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-327.2, 19.2-327.3, 19.2-335, 19.2-336, 53.1-40.01, 53.1-131.2, 53.1-151, 54.1-2989 and 63.2-1719; adding 18.2-47.1 through 18.2-47.5, 18.2-48.01, 18.2-48.02, 18.2-51.01 through 18.2-51.05, 18.2-52.01, 18.2-52.02; repealing 18.2-47, 18.2-48, 18.2-48.1, 18.2-51, 18.2-51.1, 18.2-51.2 and 18.2-67.2:1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1053 (C))
Criminal records; expungement for unjust conviction. Amending 19.2-392.2 and 23-7.4:1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 631 (I) See HB638)
Criminal trials; hospitalization of mentally ill defendants. Amending  19.2-169.6, 19.2-176 and 19.2-177.1. (Patron-Edwards, SB 640 (C))
Deadman’s Statute; increases amount of admissible evidence when party incapable of testifying. Amending  8.01-397. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 481 (C))
Death penalty; abolished. Amending  18.2-8, 18.2-10, 18.2-22, 18.2-25 and 19.2-152.2. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 129 (F))
Death penalty; content of sentencing order when sentence of imprisonment for life imposed. Amending  19.2-264.5. (Patron-Hurt, HB 755 (Chapter 298))
Death penalty; moratorium on executions. (Patron-Marsh, SB 47 (F))
Death penalty; prohibited for pregnant women. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 134 (C))
Domestic violence or sexual assault; privileged communications between victims and advocates. Adding  8.01-400.3 and 19.2-271.4. (Patron-Mims, SB 665 (F))
Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and violation of protective orders; training of personnel to handle. Amending 9.1-102, 16.1-253.2, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-81.4 and 63.2-1502. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1233 (Chapter 980); Norment, SB 236 (Chapter 972))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; arrest may be reported to Central Criminal Records Exchange. Amending  19.2-390. (Patron-Janis, HB 594 (Chapter 284))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; mandatory minimum sentence for third offense, joint prosecution of DUI and reckless driving, administrative license suspension. Amending 18.2-270, 19.2-294.1, 46.2-391 and 46.2-391.2. (Patron-Norment, SB 384 (Chapter 937))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs and reckless driving; dismissal of one of dual charges. Amending  19.2-294.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 768 (F); Mims, SB 491 (I) See SB384)
Embezzlement by public official of public funds; penalty. Adding 18.2-112.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 192 (C))
Family abuse; determination of predominant physical aggressor. Amending  9.1-102, 19.2-81.3 and 19.2-81.4. (Patron-Howell, SB 550 (Chapter 1016))
Felonies; DNA sampling of arrestees for attempted crime. Amending 19.2-310.2:1. (Patron-McDougle, HB 776 (Chapter 445))
Felony cases; suspension or modification of sentence for cooperation with prosecution. Amending  19.2-303. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 522 (C))
Felony cases; transmission of prisoner orders. Amending  19.2-310. (Patron-Norment, SB 238 (C))
Felony conviction; issuance of writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence. Adding  19.2-327.10 through 19.2-327.14. (Patron-Marsh, SB 218 (C))
Felony conviction; issuance of writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence, report. Adding  19.2-327.10 through 19.2-327.14. (Patron-Stolle, SB 333 (Chapter 1024))
Forfeiture statutes; transfer to criminal procedure code. Amending  18.2-246.13, 18.2-246.14, 18.2-283.1, 18.2-287.4, 18.2-308, 18.2-308.1:2, 18.2-308.1:3, 18.2-308.1:4, 18.2-308.2, 18.2-308.2:01, 18.2-308.2:1, 18.2-308.4, 18.2-308.5, 18.2-308.7, 18.2-374.1:1, 19.2-386.1 through 19.2-386.5 and 59.1-148.4; adding  19.2-386.15 through 19.2-386.31; repealing 18.2-46.9, 18.2-110, 18.2-152.16, 18.2-190.7, 18.2-246.4, 18.2-249, 18.2-253, 18.2-253.1, 18.2-253.2, 18.2-265.4, 18.2-310, 18.2-336 and 18.2-374.2. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1058 (Chapter 995))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts certain records of Department of Criminal Justice Services. Amending  2.2-3705. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1246 (Chapter 766))
Gangs; presumption against bail, presentence report due to criminal participation. Amending  19.2-120 and 19.2-299. (Patron-Rust, HB 1012 (Chapter 308); Mims, SB 492 (Chapter 819))
Grand jurors; procedure for selection. Amending  19.2-194. (Patron-Pollard, HB 942 (Chapter 306))
Health records; privacy provisions. Amending  32.1-127.1:03. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 879 (Chapter 67))
Illegal aliens; procedure for detention and arrest. Amending 19.2-82 and 19.2-120; adding  19.2-81.6. (Patron-Albo, HB 570 (Chapter 360); Mims, SB 493 (Chapter 412))
Juveniles; fingerprints and photographs required if charged with certain delinquent acts. Amending  16.1-299. (Patron-Moran, HB 1096 (Chapter 464))
Law-enforcement officers; procedure for hearing prior to issuance of warrant for arrest. Adding  19.2-70.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 865 (F))
Magistrate System; Report of Supreme Court of Virginia (HJR 32, 2002). (HD 7)
Magistrates; abolishes training requirements by attorneys for the Commonwealth. Repealing  19.2-42. (Patron-Marsh, SB 162 (Chapter 327))
Magistrates; appointment. Amending  19.2-35, 19.2-36 and 19.2-38. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1139 (Chapter 370))
Magistrates; appointment. Amending  19.2-37. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 669 (Chapter 830))
Mentally ill; procedure for issuance of temporary detention orders by a magistrate. Amending  37.1-67.1. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 578 (C))
Misdemeanor cases; arrest in lieu of service of summons. Amending 19.2-74. (Patron-Janis, HB 590 (F))
Misdemeanor cases; attorney to provide discovery. Amending 19.2-265.4. (Patron-Albo, HB 120 (Chapter 348))
Obstruction of justice; includes intimidating or impeding a witness. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Albo, HB 164 (F))
Pretrial services; applicable for adults and juveniles transferred for trial as adults. Amending  19.2-152.2, 53.1-95.8 and 53.1-109. (Patron-Hurt, HB 1308 (Chapter 378))
Property bail bondsmen; certification. Amending  19.2-152.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 71 (Chapter 264))
Protective orders; distribution of information by intake officer. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Howell, SB 551 (Chapter 255))
Public Defender Commission; name changed to Indigent Defense Commission, report. Amending  16.1-266, 19.2-159, 19.2-163.7, 19.2-163.8 and 53.1-124; adding  19.2-163.01 through 19.2-163.04 and 19.2-163.4:1; repealing  19.2-163.1, 19.2-163.2 and 19.2-163.6. (Patron-Moran, HB 1056 (Chapter 921); Stolle, SB 330 (Chapter 884))
Public defender’s office; establishment in any judicial circuit that does not have one. Amending  19.2-163.2. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1356 (F))
Public defender’s office; establishment in Arlington County and Falls Church City. Amending  19.2-163.2. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 950 (C); Whipple, SB 450 (C))
Public defender’s office; establishment in Chesapeake City. Amending  19.2-163.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 34 (C))
Public defender’s office; establishment in Hampton City. Amending 19.2-163.2. (Patron-Gear, HB 1454 (C))
Public defender’s office; establishment in Newport News City. Amending  19.2-163.2. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 583 (C))
Resisting arrest; penalty. Amending  18.2-479.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 226 (F))
School students; report of arrest for certain criminal offenses. Amending  16.1-260, 19.2-83.1 and 22.1-279.3:1. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 633 (Chapter 517))
Sentencing guidelines; felony offenses include solicitation to commit murder and certain other terrorist activities. Amending 17.1-805. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1148 (Chapter 866))
Sex crimes against spouses; changes in provisions. Amending 9.1-902, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-805, 18.2-61, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-335 and 19.2-336; repealing  18.2-67.2:1, 19.2-218.1 and 19.2-218.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 655 (F))
Speedy trial and speedy sentencing; provisions. Amending 19.2-243 and 19.2-298. (Patron-Hurt, HB 785 (F))
Subpoenas; time frame for those issued by attorneys. Amending 8.01-407, 8.01-413, 16.1-89 and 16.1-265. (Patron-Mims, SB 495 (Chapter 335))
Traffic infractions; prepayment. Amending  19.2-254.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 23 (F))
Trials; appeals due to inadequate damages. Amending  8.01-383.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 414 (F))
Trials; dismissal of action by nonsuit. Amending  8.01-380. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 624 (Chapter 362); Bell, HB 896 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 141 (C))
Trials; exclusion of witnesses. Amending  19.2-265.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1095 (Chapter 311))
Victim impact testimony; admission in proceedings. Amending 19.2-295.3. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 1083 (Chapter 310))
Wire, electronic or oral communications; no penalty if parties consent to interception. Amending  19.2-62. (Patron-Deeds, SB 250 (F))
Wire, electronic or oral communications; penalty for illegal interception. Amending  19.2-62. (Patron-Bell, HB 650 (Chapter 149))
Wiretaps; expands crimes for which Attorney General may apply for orders. Amending  19.2-66. (Patron-Albo, HB 118 (Chapter 122))
Witness summons; payment of costs and expenses to physicians. Amending  8.01-407. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 495 (C))
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