Tag Archives: House of Delegates

Appeals court plan still alive, despite lack of House action (access required)


Even though the Democrat-controlled House of Delegates largely has ignored the legislative proposal to expand the Court of Appeals of Virginia to allow appellate review for any circuit court judgment, the project remains alive on a legislative back burner, supporters ...

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Habitual offender repeal crosses over to House (access required)

A bill that reinstates the driving privileges of thousands of Virginians labeled as “habitual offenders” has been taken up by the House of Delegates. Senate Bill 1122, sponsored by Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Moneta, would repeal the remaining provisions of the ...

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Democrats still seek unity on expungement push (access required)


Automatic expungement – a key element of Virginia Democrats’ criminal justice initiatives – has momentum this year at the General Assembly. At least three measures introduced in the 2021 session would provide plans for automatic expungement of criminal records, while ...

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