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COURTS OF RECORD

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Appellate court; remand of bail appeal. Amending  19.2-319. (Patron-Marsden, HB 586 (Chapter 126); McDougle, SB 225 (Chapter 146))
Circuit and district courts; use by Virginia State Bar of additional fees. Amending  17.1-278. (Patron-Howell, SB 248 (Chapter 692))
Circuit and district courts; withdrawal of appeals. Amending 16.1-107 and 16.1-298; adding  16.1-106.1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 566 (Chapter 706))
Circuit court clerks; clarifies several issues regarding electronic filing and recording of land records, secure remote access, etc. Amending  8.01-446, 8.01-446.1, 8.01-449, 17.1-223, 17.1-225, 17.1-226, 17.1-227.1, 17.1-228, 17.1-244, 17.1-249, 17.1-258.3, 17.1-258.4, and 17.1-276; adding  17.1-258.3:1 and 17.1-295. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1106 (Chapter 823); Stolle, SB 622 (Chapter 833))
Circuit Court Clerks’ Offices, Joint Subcommittee Studying Operations of; continued. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 52 (F); Stolle, SJR 99 (P))
Civil cases; time limit for those held under advisement. Amending 17.1-107. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 563 (Chapter 813))
Clerk’s office; preservation of papers. Amending  17.1-209. (Patron-Joannou, HB 917 (Chapter 53); Marsh, SB 180 (Chapter 142))
Conservators of the peace, special; circuit court judge required to appoint. Amending  19.2-13. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1181 (Chapter 795))
Court of Appeals; en banc hearings. Amending  17.1-402. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 945 (Chapter 54); Stolle, SB 605 (Chapter 156))
Courtroom proceedings; provides general and juvenile and domestic relations district courts may record. Amending  16.1-69.35:2; adding  16.1-231.1, 17.1-275.12, and 19.2-165.01. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 337 (F))
Courts of Justice Committees; appointment of designees by chairmen. Amending  16.1-69.33, 16.1-218, 17.1-700, 17.1-706, and 19.2-163.02. (Patron-Albo, HB 105 (Chapter 115))
Criminal appeals; in order to appeal conviction defense counsel must certify there is legitimate issue. Amending  17.1-406. (Patron-Hurt, SB 547 (F))
Deferred disposition; court to dismiss any criminal case set forth re deferral and dismissal for specific crimes. Amending 19.2-303.4; adding  19.2-303.5. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1569 (F))
Domestic violence cases; retention of records. Amending 16.1-69.55 and 17.1-213. (Patron-Blevins, SB 173 (Chapter 749))
Humane investigators; appointment by circuit court. Amending 3.1-796.106. (Patron-Albo, HB 464 (F))
Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals. (Patron-Janis, HR 12 (P); Marsh, SR 8 (P))
Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, and juvenile and domestic relations district court. (Patron-Janis, HJR 219 (P))
Judges; election in Court of Appeals, member of State Corporation Commission, and member of Workers’ Compensation Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 611 (F))
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals. (Patron-Janis, HJR 372 (P); Marsh, SJR 172 (F))
Judges; increases number in circuit court. Amending  17.1-507. (Patron-Albo, HB 818 (F); Marsh, SB 178 (C))
Judges; nominations for election to circuit court. (Patron-Janis, HR 5 (P); Marsh, SR 4 (P))
Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals. (Patron-Marsh, SR 11 (F); Stolle, SR 16 (F))
Judges, substitute or retired; increases per diem compensation. Amending  16.1-69.44 and 17.1-327. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1368 (F))
Judicial vacancies; removes requirement that Committee on District Courts and Supreme Court certify. Amending  16.1-69.9:3, 17.1-507, and 17.1-511. (Patron-Janis, HB 712 (F))
Legal aid services; increases fees collected by court therefor. Amending  17.1-278. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1499 (F))
Line of Duty Act; definition of disabled person, funding for Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund. Amending 9.1-400, 15.2-911, and 17.1-272. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 41 (F); Quayle, SB 329 (F))
Line of Duty Act; funding for Line of Duty Health Benefits Trust Fund. Amending  9.1-400, 15.2-911, and 17.1-272. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1436 (F))
Misdemeanor and felony fees; increases fixed fees. Amending 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1 through 17.1-275.4, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8, and 17.1-275.9. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1169 (F))
Notaries public; clarifies provisions relating to adoption of electronic notarization, etc. Amending  17.1-223, 47.1-5, 47.1-8, 47.1-9, 47.1-13, 47.1-14, 47.1-16, 47.1-28, and 55-106.2; adding  47.1-13.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 218 (Chapter 117); Stolle, SB 621 (Chapter 814))
Parentage proceedings; circuit courts, and juvenile and domestic relations district courts have concurrent jurisdiction. Amending  16.1-241 and 20-49.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 282 (Chapter 164); Puller, SB 46 (Chapter 201))
Parental rights; appeal when terminated. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-296, 16.1-298, and 17.1-405; adding  16.1-296.3. (Patron-Toscano, HB 274 (F); Toscano, HB 750 (C); Edwards, SB 394 (C))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; person may petition circuit court to register as a regular sex offender not a violent sex offender. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-908, and 9.1-910. (Patron-Howell, SB 590 (Chapter 877))
Supreme Court; circuit court case management system changes to be approved by Executive Secretary. Amending  17.1-279, 17.1-293, and 17.1-502. (Patron-Joannou, HB 916 (F); Marsh, SB 181 (F))
Supreme Court; direct appeals. Adding  17.1-308.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 1295 (F))
Transfer of juveniles; consider after-discovered evidence not considered during transfer hearing. Amending  16.1-269.6. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1568 (F))
Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN); protective order information sent thereto, expiration. Amending  16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 19.2-390. (Patron-Peace, HB 753 (Chapter 73); Obenshain, SB 540 (Chapter 246))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08