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(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Alcoholic beverages; prohibits purchasing for underage person, exceptions, penalty. Amending  4.1-305, 4.1-306 and 16.1-278.9. (Patron-Bell, HB 2255 (Chapter 895))
Blood alcohol tests in civil cases; admissibility of written results. Amending  19.2-187.02. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2319 (I) See HB2118)
Blood alcohol tests in civil cases; admissibility of written results. Amending  19.2-187.02; adding  8.01-413.02. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2118 (Chapter 801))
Child abuse or neglect; clear and convincing evidence to be proven at preliminary removal order hearing. Amending  16.1-252. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1329 (F))
Child abuse or neglect; definition of family or household member. Amending  16.1-228. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2644 (F))
Child custody and visitation; court to consider best interests of child. Amending  20-124.3. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1334 (F))
Child support; judgments for support arrearages to include reasonable attorneys’ fees. Amending  16.1-278.18, 20-78.2 and 63.2-1960. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1988 (Chapter 880))
Circuit court; joint subcommittee to study operations of clerks’ offices. (Patron-Mims, SJR 336 (P))
Civil cases; expands authority of a nonlawyer representing closely held corporations. Amending  16.1-88.03. (Patron-Janis, HB 1520 (F))
Civil cases; removal and appeals to circuit court. Amending 16.1-114.1. (Patron-Reese, HB 1583 (F))
Civil cases; requires cover sheets with filings. Adding 8.01-271.2. (Patron-Janis, HB 1751 (F))
District and circuit courts; jurisdiction lying over waterways does not apply to City of Richmond. Amending  16.1-69.29 and 17.1-516. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2527 (Chapter 114); Rerras, SB 1180 (Chapter 45))
District court records; clerk allowed to destroy after electronic imaging. Amending  16.1-69.57. (Patron-Blevins, SB 927 (F))
Electronic communication; detention, involuntary commitment of minor, and witness testimony may be received by using. Adding 16.1-345.1 and 37.1-67.7. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 578 (Chapter 51))
Fees; fixed cost for court copies needed by low-income persons. Amending  16.1-69.48:2, 17.1-275, 17.1-328 and 17.1-418. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1959 (F))
Foster care placements; local social services’ departments may place child in licensed children’s residential facility. Amending  16.1-228, 16.1-282.2 and 63.2-908. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1316 (F))
Foster care plans; reasonable efforts to be made to reunite child with parent. Amending  16.1-281. (Patron-Griffith, HB 328 (F))
Foster care plans and home studies; requires involvement of parent and child. Amending  16.1-281, 63.2-900 and 63.2-906. (Patron-Alexander, HB 2744 (Chapter 653))
Gangs; reporting organized criminal activity and membership. Amending  16.1-269.2, 16.1-273 and 18.2-55.1; adding  52-8.6; repealing  16.1-299.2. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2734 (Chapter 843))
Gangs; reporting organized criminal activity and membership. Amending  16.1-269.2 and 16.1-273; adding  52-8.6; repealing  16.1-299.2. (Patron-Shannon, HB 724 (CD))
Guardian ad litem; duties. Amending  16.1-266.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2246 (F))
Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, and members of Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 1019 (P))
Judges; election in Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, and Auditor of Public Accounts. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 767 (P))
Judges; increases number in 15th district court, and 20th juvenile and domestic relations district court. Amending  16.1-69.6:1. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2661 (Chapter 189))
Judges; increases number in 15th district court, and 20th juvenile and domestic relations district courts. Amending  16.1-69.6:1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1154 (Chapter 228))
Judges; nominations for election to general district court. (Patron-Kilgore, HR 33 (P); Kilgore, HR 44 (P); Stolle, SR 21 (P); Stolle, SR 30 (P))
Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court. (Patron-Kilgore, HR 34 (P); Kilgore, HR 45 (P); Stolle, SR 22 (P); Stolle, SR 31 (P))
Judgments; changes in enforcement provisions. Amending 16.1-69.55. (Patron-Reese, HB 1580 (Chapter 135))
Judgments; retention of records in general district court. Amending  16.1-69.55. (Patron-Reese, HB 42 (CD))
Juvenile and domestic relations district court, and general district court; cross-designation of judges. Amending 16.1-69.35. (Patron-Marsh, SB 806 (Chapter 207))
Juvenile court; duty to inform of right to counsel. Amending 16.1-266. (Patron-Bell, HB 652 (CD))
Juvenile records; information may be released if charged with delinquent act or fugitive from justice. Amending  16.1-309.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1320 (Chapter 364))
Juveniles; attorney may appeal to circuit court if released. Amending  16.1-248.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2650 (Chapter 647))
Juveniles; change in disposition for a delinquent. Amending 16.1-278.8. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2206 (Chapter 810))
Juveniles; detention for firearm possession if constituted as threat to others. Amending  16.1-278.8. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2634 (F); Edwards, SB 1067 (F))
Juveniles; duty of person taking child into custody. Amending 16.1-247. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2103 (F))
Juveniles; emergency hospitalization prior to trial. Amending 16.1-340, 16.1-341, 16.1-342, 16.1-345 and 16.1-346.1. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1070 (Chapter 346))
Juveniles; may file own petition. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Ticer, SB 469 (CD))
Juveniles; representation by attorney may not be waived if charge would be a felony if committed by adult. Amending  16.1-266. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2670 (Chapter 427))
Juveniles; single petition may be filed for multiple children. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2651 (F))
Marriage and family therapists; included in certain Code sections that list other mental health professionals. Amending 8.01-400.2, 16.1-356, 16.1-361 and 60.2-219. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2503 (Chapter 110))
Medical malpractice; plaintiff must have an expert witness at time of service of process. Adding  8.01-20.1, 8.01-50.1 and 16.1-83.1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 976 (I) See SB1173)
Medical malpractice; plaintiff must have an expert witness at time of service of process, expressions of sympathy inadmissible, report. Amending  8.01-399 and 8.01-581.1; adding 8.01-20.1, 8.01-50.1, 8.01-52.1, 8.01-581.20:1, 16.1-83.1, 38.2-2228.2 and 54.1-2912.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2659 (Chapter 649); Newman, SB 1173 (Chapter 692))
Medical records; introduction as evidence. Amending  16.1-88.2. (Patron-Joannou, HB 735 (CD); Kilgore, HB 1702 (I) See HB2209; Marrs, HB 2209 (Chapter 811))
Mental health services transition plan; Board of Juvenile Justice to promulgate regulations for providing to incarcerated juveniles. Adding  16.1-293.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2245 (Chapter 405); Deeds, SB 843 (Chapter 334))
Parental rights; no court conducting hearing on termination thereof shall consider evidence after date of permanency hearing. Amending  16.1-282.1 and 16.1-283. (Patron-Byron, HB 2058 (F))
Pleadings and other papers by parties not represented by counsel; notice of address change. Amending  16.1-88.03. (Patron-Reese, HB 1581 (Chapter 136))
Probation and parole; notice of transfer hearing, and clerk of court to provide copy of order or judgment to court service unit. Amending  16.1-269.2 and 16.1-272. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2529 (Chapter 590))
Protective orders; penalty for violations. Amending  16.1-253.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1232 (CD))
Protective orders; temporary possession of motor vehicle to last no more than two years. Amending  16.1-279.1. (Patron-Plum, HB 2076 (F))
Protective orders; when hearing held following issuance. Amending 16.1-253.1. (Patron-Louderback, HB 1317 (CD))
School boards; correctional education to transfer achievement information when children return to community. Amending 16.1-287. (Patron-Councill, HB 1789 (Chapter 154))
Substitute judges; increases salaries. Amending  16.1-69.44. (Patron-Reese, HB 1579 (F))
Tort Claims Act; increases claim amounts for general district court jurisdiction. Amending  8.01-195.4 and 16.1-92. (Patron-Janis, HB 1621 (Chapter 144))
Youth court program; allows use when informal action is taken on complaint. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2149 (F))
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