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COURTS NOT OF RECORD

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Appointment of guardian or conservator; when a court hearing a petition therefor respondent’s spouse may be appointed. Amending  37.2-1007. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1657 (Chapter 433))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court may order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available for treatment, education programs, etc., therefor. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1300 (Chapter 313))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court to order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1908 (Chapter 347))
Chief judges of district and circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement. Amending 16.1-69.22:1, 16.1-69.35, 17.1-105, 17.1-106, and 17.1-107. (Patron-Janis, HB 1865 (I) See HB1804)
Child custody; court ordered investigations. Amending  16.1-273 and 16.1-274. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1252 (CD))
Children in Need of Supervision or Services; created. Amending 15.2-926, 16.1-248.1 through 16.1-249, 16.1-250, 16.1-254, 16.1-256, 16.1-260, 16.1-274, 16.1-278.6, 16.1-281, 16.1-286, 16.1-291, 16.1-292, 16.1-298, 20-49, 22.1-265, 63.2-100, 63.2-906, and 66-13; adding  16.1-245.2 through 16.1-245.6; repealing  16.1-278.4 and 16.1-278.5. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1392 (F))
Civil commitment of sexually violent predators; makes a number of changes including access to sealed records, etc. Amending 16.1-69.55, 16.1-300, 16.1-305, 37.2-900, 37.2-901 through 37.2-906, 37.2-907, 37.2-908, 37.2-909, 37.2-911 through 37.2-914, 37.2-918, and 53.1-32. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1843 (Chapter 740))
Confidentiality of court records; person, agency, etc., that may inspect juvenile case files shall be authorized to have copies made of such records, etc. that court may impose. Amending 16.1-305. (Patron-Marsh, SB 928 (Chapter 308))
Confidentiality of court records; person, agency, or institution that may inspect juvenile case files shall be authorized to have copies made of such records, subject to any restrictions, etc., that court may impose. Amending  16.1-305. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2310 (Chapter 138))
Confidentiality of law-enforcement records; disclosures to school principal. Amending  16.1-301. (Patron-McDougle, SB 902 (F))
Corporations; allows certain to be represented by an officer before general district courts. Adding  16.1-81.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2434 (Chapter 666))
Crimes, several; penalties. Amending  8.01-44.4, 8.01-226.9, 16.1-253.2, 18.2-11, 18.2-23, 18.2-46.1, 18.2-46.3, 18.2-57, 18.2-57.2, 18.2-60.3, 18.2-95, 18.2-96.1, 18.2-97, 18.2-103, 18.2-104, 18.2-105.1, 18.2-108.01, 18.2-111, 18.2-152.3, 18.2-152.8, 18.2-181, 18.2-181.1, 18.2-182, 18.2-186, 18.2-186.3, 18.2-187.1, 18.2-188, 18.2-195, 18.2-195.2, 18.2-197, 18.2-270, 18.2-340.37, 19.2-8, 19.2-81, 19.2-215.1, 19.2-270.1, 19.2-289, 19.2-290, 19.2-299.2, 32.1-321.4, 46.2-301, 46.2-341.28, 46.2-357, and 63.2-525; adding 18.2-95.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1422 (F))
Criminal cases; allows circuit court clerk to assess local fee of up to 10 percent of total fees charged. Adding  17.1-275.12. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1481 (F))
District courts; an appeal may be taken to circuit court and heard de novo. Amending  16.1-106 and 16.1-296. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1290 (Chapter 729))
Extradition; sheriff or police chief of a locality may hire a private entity to perform on behalf of State. Amending 19.2-92. (Patron-Hurt, SB 771 (CD))
Fees in civil cases; increases fee for filing in general district court and in circuit court. Amending  16.1-69.48:2 and 17.1-275. (Patron-Stuart, SB 916 (F))
Foster care; deletes certain Code references, guidelines for continuation thereof. Amending  16.1-281 and 16.1-282. (Patron-BaCote, HB 1914 (Chapter 80))
Foster care; transition plan for children 16 years of age or older. Amending  16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904, 63.2-905, 63.2-905.1, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1321 (CD))
Guardian ad litem; mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect, exception. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-Martin, SB 387 (CD))
Involuntary commitment; court may appoint counsel for a minor in proceedings seeking approval of admission by parents of a minor 14 years of age or older who is incapable of making an informed decision. Amending  16.1-339, 16.1-341, 37.2-803, and 37.2-817 through 37.2-818. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1303 (F))
Judges; designates specific districts and circuits to provide judicial assistance to each other on a regular basis. Amending  16.1-69.6:1 and 17.1-507. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1390 (F))
Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, and Auditor of Public Accounts. (Patron-Janis, HJR 782 (P))
Judges; election in circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, and members of Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 1048 (P))
Judges; if convicted of a felony or Class 1 misdemeanor and all appeal rights have terminated, his term of office shall expire 30 days after commencement of next regular session of General Assembly. Amending  16.1-69.9, 16.1-69.9:2, 16.1-69.9:4, and 16.1-69.22. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1753 (F))
Judges; increases number in various general district courts. Amending  16.1-69.6:1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 179 (CD))
Judges; nominations for election to general district court. (Patron-Janis, HR 45 (P); Janis, HR 71 (P); Marsh, SR 23 (P); Marsh, SR 37 (P))
Judges; nominations for election to juvenile and domestic relations district court. (Patron-Janis, HR 46 (P); Janis, HR 72 (P); Marsh, SR 24 (P); Marsh, SR 38 (P))
Judges and justices; General Assembly to approve those retired for recall as substitutes. Amending  16.1-69.22:1 and 17.1-106. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1804 (F))
Juvenile and domestic relations district court; recording courtroom proceedings. Adding  16.1-231.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1426 (CD))
Juvenile arrest information; police and sheriff departments may release current information on juvenile arrests to law-enforcement agencies in other states. Amending  16.1-301. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1377 (Chapter 286))
Juvenile dispositions; allows court to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor after deferring adjudication when a juvenile is placed on probation and fulfills conditions of probation. Amending  16.1-278.8. (Patron-Herring, SB 1298 (F))
Juvenile dispositions; juveniles who have previously been adjudicated delinquent of a violent felony to be confined in a detention home or other secure juvenile facility. Amending 16.1-284.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1297 (F))
Juvenile law; makes various changes in code sections pertaining to juveniles and juvenile court provisions. Amending  4.1-305, 16.1-237, 16.1-260, and 18.2-57.2. (Patron-Howell, SB 1149 (Chapter 726))
Juvenile records; allows Department of Juvenile Justice to share information with law enforcement if it would aid in a criminal investigation involving a predicate criminal act or a criminal street gang. Amending  16.1-300 and 16.1-309.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1781 (F))
Juveniles; expands collection of DNA to include that of any age 14 or older whose delinquency charges are deferred and dismissed. Amending  16.1-299.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 2503 (F))
Juveniles; restitution payments paid thereby. Adding 16.1-278.8:02. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2228 (F))
Juveniles; transmission of probation and parole reports to school superintendent. Amending  16.1-305.2; adding  66-25.2:1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1218 (Chapter 276))
Landlord and tenant laws; notice of foreclosure, landlord to give same notice to tenant for application of insecticides as for pesticide applications, etc. Amending  16.1-77, 36-105.1:1, 55-248.13, 55-248.13:3, 55-248.15:2, 55-248.16, 55-248.18, 55-248.18:2, 55-248.32, and 55-248.37; adding  55-225.10. (Patron-Oder, HB 2080 (Chapter 663))
Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by a juvenile intake officer to a school division when committed by a student. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2513 (Chapter 385))
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 750 (CD); Edwards, SB 394 (CD))
Post-adoption contact and communication; establishes procedures governing agreements between birth parents and adoptive parents. Amending  16.1-277.01, 16.1-277.02, and 16.1-278.3; adding 16.1-283.1, 63.2-1228.1, and 63.2-1228.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2160 (Chapter 98); Miller, J.C., SB 1011 (Chapter 260))
Probation revocation and suspended sentence revocation worksheets; court to utilize in all cases. Amending  19.2-298.01 and 19.2-306. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1380 (F))
Protective order; law-enforcement officer may effect service by personally serving person subject to order. Amending  16.1-264. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2611 (F))
Protective orders; aiding and abetting violation thereof, penalty. Amending  16.1-253.2 and 18.2-60.4. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2367 (F))
Protective orders; court may include therein provisions for protection of companion animals and livestock. Amending 16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, and 19.2-152.10. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2381 (F))
Protective orders; issuance upon conviction in cases of family abuse. Amending  16.1-253.1 and 16.1-279.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1857 (Chapter 343))
Protective orders; removes provision to contain identifying information. Amending  16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, and 19.2-152.10. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1439 (Chapter 732))
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; mandatory outpatient treatment. Amending  16.1-336 through 16.1-339, 16.1-340, 16.1-341, 16.1-342, 16.1-344, 16.1-345, 16.1-345.1, 37.2-808, and 37.2-809; adding  16.1-339.1 and 16.1-345.2 through 16.1-345.5. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2061 (Chapter 455); Lucas, SB 1122 (Chapter 555))
Service of process; plaintiff requesting on a defendant where service was not had, plaintiff must pay requisite fee for each subsequent reissuance of process requested after two attempts have been made. Amending  16.1-69.48:2; adding  16.1-82.1. (Patron-Peace, HB 1550 (CD))
Traffic infractions, prepayable; payment of costs. Amending 16.1-69.40:1 and 16.1-69.40:2. (Patron-Saxman, HB 323 (CD))
Transportation of person under emergency custody order, temporary detention, or involuntary commitment order; allowed to be transported by a family member. Amending  16.1-345, 37.2-808, 37.2-810, 37.2-817.2, and 37.2-829; repealing  37.2-830. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2460 (Chapter 112))
Transportation of person under emergency custody, temporary detention, or involuntary commitment order; allowed to be transported by a family member. Amending  16.1-345, 37.2-808, 37.2-810, 37.2-817.2, and 37.2-829; repealing  37.2-830. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 823 (Chapter 697))
Truancy and school dropout prevention; school boards must implement programs and services to include. Amending  16.1-278.4, 16.1-278.5, 22.1-209.1:1, 22.1-258, 22.1-260, 22.1-261, 22.1-262, 22.1-265, 22.1-267, 22.1-279.3, and 22.1-279.6. (Patron-Hall, HB 1263 (CD))
Victim witness fee; increases fee in criminal cases. 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-Pogge, HB 1745 (F))
Visitation, supervised; defines term as contact between parent and child that occurs in presence of court-approved supervising person. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-278.2, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 20-124.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 1897 (F))
Voluntary and involuntary commitment; Executive Secretary of Supreme Court shall prepare petitions, orders, in proceedings therefor and distribute forms to clerks of general district and juvenile and domestic relations courts. Amending  37.2-801. (Patron-Howell, SB 1082 (Chapter 708))
2009 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 06/03/09