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JUDGES, JUSTICES, AND OTHER ELECTIVE OFFICERS

(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


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)
Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms. Amending  17.1-300. (Patron-Janis, HB 2527 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 1434 (F))
Circuit court judges; repeals section granting mileage reimbursement therefor. Repealing  17.1-524. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 923 (Chapter 592))
Electoral boards, local; allows judges to appoint a qualified voter of an adjacent county or city who otherwise meets requirements of Constitution of Virginia and statutory law. Amending 24.2-106. (Patron-Gear, HB 2047 (F))
Electronic video and audio communication, two-way; if available for a hearing, judge shall use such communication to determine bail or to determine representation by counsel. Amending  19.2-3.1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2108 (Chapter 94))
Electronic video and audio communication, two-way; if available in criminal proceeding, judge shall use such communication to determine bail or to determine representation. Amending 19.2-3.1. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1268 (Chapter 623))
Emergency protective order; authority of a magistrate or judge to issue in cases of sexual battery. Amending  19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, and 19.2-152.10. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1842 (Chapter 341))
Involuntary commitment hearing; upon request of respondent or attorney, judge may restrict attendance. Amending  37.2-820. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2156 (F); Howell, SB 1080 (F))
Judge; nomination for election to circuit court. (Patron-Janis, HR 51 (P); Watkins, SR 28 (P))
Judge; nomination for election to Supreme Court of Virginia. (Patron-Janis, HR 49 (P); Marsh, SR 26 (P))
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; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, and member of State Corporation Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 885 (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 mandatory retirement age. Amending  51.1-305. (Patron-Edwards, SB 19 (CD); Edwards, SB 856 (F))
Judges; increases mandatory retirement age from age 70 to age 75. Amending  51.1-305. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1818 (F))
Judges; increases number in circuit court. Amending  17.1-507. (Patron-Marsh, SB 178 (CD))
Judges; increases number in various general district courts. Amending  16.1-69.6:1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 179 (CD))
Judges; nominations for election to circuit court. (Patron-Janis, HR 44 (P); Janis, HR 70 (P); Marsh, SR 22 (P); Marsh, SR 36 (P))
Judges; nominations for election to Court of Appeals. (Patron-Janis, HR 50 (P); Marsh, SR 27 (P))
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))
Judicial and elective officers; extends deadline to fill certain vacancies. Amending Rule 19 of HJR 645, 2009. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 1043 (P))
Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission; nominations for election of members. (Patron-Janis, HR 73 (P); Marsh, SR 39 (P))
Judicial personnel; joint committee of Senate and House Committees for Courts of Justice to study regular assignment thereof outside of established circuit boundaries. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 360 (F))
Jury commissioners; changes date which judge of circuit court with urban county executive form of government may appoint jury commissioners any time prior to November of each year. Amending  8.01-343. (Patron-Watts, HB 1899 (Chapter 790))
Mental health court; Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court to establish in City of Richmond. (Patron-McEachin, SB 1503 (I) See SB854)
Special justices; appointment, duties. Amending  37.2-803. (Patron-Howell, SB 1081 (Chapter 608))
Special justices; expenses when presiding over certain hearings. Amending  37.2-804. (Patron-Howell, SB 1078 (Chapter 266))
State Corporation Commission; nomination for election of member. (Patron-Kilgore, HR 52 (P); Saslaw, SR 29 (P))
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