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Appeal of bail decision; court is determined based on where initial determination was made, etc. Amending  19.2-124. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 636 (F))
Appeal of bail decision; court is determined based on where initial determination was made, etc. Amending  19.2-124 and 19.2-132. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 75 (Chapter 592))
Appeals; court may impose additional requirements to security posted in addition to altering amount of security. Amending 8.01-676.1. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 105 (Chapter 494))
Bail decision; specifies court which bond amount or term of recognizance should be appealed. Amending  19.2-124 and 19.2-132. (Patron-Griffith, HB 291 (Chapter 404))
Child Protection Accountability System; Department of State Police and circuit courts added to list of entities required to report information for inclusion therein. Amending  63.2-1530. (Patron-Albo, HB 736 (Chapter 726); Quayle, SB 284 (Chapter 664))
Circuit court; creates local fee retention funding method for clerks’ offices. Amending  17.1-267, 17.1-275, 17.1-275.5, and 19.2-349. (Patron-Lucas, SB 258 (C))
Circuit court; duties of clerk. Amending  17.1-218, 17.1-229, 19.2-270.4, 19.2-310, 43-17.1, and 55-66.6; repealing  20-32. (Patron-Vogel, SB 409 (Chapter 352))
Circuit court clerks’ offices; makes technical changes in handling of electronic or digital filing. Amending  8.01-449, 17.1-258.3, 17.1-258.3:1, 17.1-276, 17.1-279, and 17.1-293; adding  17.1-258.3:2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 974 (Chapter 430))
Circuit court system; Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to employ staff from state funds. Amending  17.1-502. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1196 (F))
Circuit courts; City of Virginia Beach to assume salaries and expenses of clerk’s office. Amending  17.1-288. (Patron-Blevins, SB 199 (C))
Circuit courts; clerks within Thirtieth Judicial Circuit to establish electronic filing in civil and criminal actions. Amending  17.1-258.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 90 (I) See HB974)
Circuit courts; electronic filing of cases. Amending  16.1-243, 17.1-124, 17.1-224, 17.1-258.3, and 17.1-258.4; adding 8.01-271.01 and 17.1-258.6. (Patron-Athey, HB 1065 (Chapter 760); Howell, SB 220 (Chapter 717))
Circuit courts; shall have original and general jurisdiction over all cases involving termination of residual parental rights. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-276.2, 16.1-296, 16.1-309, and 17.1-513. (Patron-Griffith, HB 292 (C))
Circuit courts and judges; clarifies authority. Amending 17.1-502. (Patron-Griffith, HB 293 (F))
Civil or criminal actions; allows circuit court clerks to establish electronic filing under procedures of Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. Amending  17.1-258.3. (Patron-Surovell, HB 825 (I) See HB974)
Concealed handgun permit; clerk immune from suit arising from acts or omissions related thereto, exception. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1191 (Chapter 576))
Courthouse assessments; localities may raise fee assessed for construction, etc., above current authorized amount. Amending 17.1-281. (Patron-Wagner, SB 396 (F))
Criminal records; clerk of district court shall ensure that all nonconfidential court records shall contain last four digits of person’s social security number. Amending  16.1-69.54 and 17.1-225. (Patron-Abbott, HB 1259 (C))
District and circuit courts; increases court fees. Amending 16.1-69.48:2 and 17.1-275. (Patron-Stuart, SB 329 (F))
Electronic recording of court proceedings; circuit and district court clerks to set up system in their courtrooms. Adding 8.01-420.3:1 and 16.1-69.35:3. (Patron-Surovell, HB 827 (F))
Electronic summons system; cities and counties to assess fee as part of costs in criminal or traffic case in district or circuit courts. Amending  17.1-281. (Patron-Petersen, SB 124 (F))
Electronic summons system; locality to assess an additional sum as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court. Adding  17.1-279.1. (Patron-Surovell, HB 826 (F))
Emergency protective and removal orders; party shall file in circuit court, which shall hear and determine, any petition therefor. Amending  16.1-244. (Patron-Edwards, SB 436 (F))
Firearms; requirement for seller of pistols and revolvers to send report to clerk of circuit court is repealed. Amending 15.2-1207; repealing  15.2-1206. (Patron-Cole, HB 109 (Chapter 495))
Internet Crimes Against Children task forces; created. Adding 17.1-275.12. (Patron-Deeds, SB 620 (Chapter 685))
Involuntary commitment, etc.; reduces length of time a person can appeal to circuit court an order therefor. Amending  37.2-821. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 247 (Chapter 544); Lucas, SB 63 (Chapter 591))
Judge; nomination for election to circuit court. (Patron-Janis, HR 33 (P); Marsh, SR 16 (P))
Judge; nomination for election to Court of Appeals. (Patron-Janis, HR 9 (P); Marsh, SR 4 (P))
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, circuit court, and general district court. (Patron-Janis, HJR 493 (P))
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, member of State Corporation Commission, and member of Workers’ Compensation Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 192 (P))
Judges; mandatory retirement, General Assembly to approve retired judges under temporary recall. Amending  16.1-69.22:1, 16.1-69.35, and 17.1-106. (Patron-Janis, HB 241 (F))
Judges; nominations for election to circuit court. (Patron-Janis, HR 10 (P); Marsh, SR 5 (P))
Judgment; circuit court may decree sale of real estate used as owner’s primary residence to enforce. Amending  8.01-462. (Patron-Peace, HB 711 (F))
Judicial Council and Committee on District Courts; repeals statutory provisions establishing these two policy-making bodies within judicial branch. Amending  8.01-384.1:1, 8.01-576.8, 8.01-576.9, 8.01-581.23, 16.1-69.10, 16.1-69.14, 16.1-69.18, 16.1-69.21, 16.1-69.38, 16.1-69.39, 16.1-69.39:1, 16.1-69.40:1, 16.1-69.40:2, 16.1-69.45, 16.1-69.51, 16.1-69.54, 16.1-69.58, 16.1-89, 16.1-122.3, 16.1-265, 16.1-266.1, 17.1-315, 17.1-507, 17.1-706, 18.2-271.2, 19.2-34, 19.2-37 through 19.2-39, 19.2-46.1, 19.2-46.2, 19.2-164, 19.2-353.3, 20-60.4, 20-60.5, 20-79.1, 20-124.4, 37.2-802, 46.2-388, and 63.2-1924; repealing  16.1-69.9:3, 16.1-69.31, 16.1-69.33, and 17.1-700 through 17.1-705.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 240 (F))
Judicial emergency; procedure for Supreme Court to follow in declaring when there is a disaster in Commonwealth’s Emergency Services and Disaster Law. Amending  17.1-114; adding 17.1-330 and 17.1-331. (Patron-Athey, HB 883 (Chapter 757); Marsh, SB 127 (Chapter 451))
Judicial retirement; publication of notice by Supreme Court or Committee on District Courts. Amending  16.1-69.9:3 and 17.1-511. (Patron-Northam, SB 190 (F))
Judicial vacancies; removes requirement that Committee on District Courts and Supreme Court certify vacancies in judiciary prior to legislature filling those vacancies. Amending  16.1-69.9:3, 17.1-507, and 17.1-511. (Patron-Janis, HB 242 (C))
Juvenile court; allows State to appeal a suppression ruling to circuit court and Court of Appeals. Amending  16.1-277.1, 17.1-406, and 17.1-413; adding  16.1-277.2. (Patron-Hurt, SB 489 (F))
Juveniles; any transfer to circuit court shall include ancillary charges. Amending  16.1-269.1 and 16.1-269.6. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 911 (F))
Juveniles; right in certain violent felony cases to appeal to circuit court. Amending  16.1-269.6. (Patron-Edwards, SB 205 (C))
Local ordinances; permits locality to obtain determination by circuit court as to constitutionality thereof. Amending 16.1-131.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 618 (Chapter 303); Norment, SB 521 (Chapter 609))
Mental health courts; definition, district and circuit courts may establish in any jurisdiction or for treatment for an offender. Adding  19.2-180.1. (Patron-Edwards, SB 158 (F))
Newspapers; may petition circuit court for authority to publish legal notices and publications. Amending  8.01-324. (Patron-Albo, HB 282 (C))
Parental rights; final orders for termination are appealed directly to Court of Appeals. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-296, 16.1-298, and 17.1-405; adding  16.1-296.3. (Patron-Toscano, HB 748 (C))
Petit larceny; allows court to defer and dismiss first-offense charge. Amending  16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 18.2-104, and 19.2-303.4. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 102 (F))
Probate; list of heirs must be filed with clerk of court. Amending  64.1-134. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1345 (Chapter 585))
Zoning appeals, Board of; fee for filing appeal by person aggrieved by decision, court to allow writ of certiorari to review decision of board. Amending  15.2-2311 and 15.2-2314. (Patron-Athey, HB 1063 (Chapter 241))
Zoning appeals, Board of; review of decision, writ of certiorari granted by circuit court shall be served on secretary or chairman of board. Amending  15.2-2314. (Patron-Abbott, HB 811 (I) See HB1063)
2010 Session 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 06/16/10