Grand jury, regular; provisions for court reporter, use and disposition of notes, etc. (HB499)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regular grand jury; provisions for court reporter; use and disposition of notes, tapes, and transcriptions. Provides that a court reporter shall be provided for a regular grand jury to record, manually or electronically, and transcribe all oral testimony taken before a regular grand jury, but such reporter shall not be present during any stage of its deliberations. The bill provides that the foreman shall cause the notes, tapes, and transcriptions of the court reporter to be sealed, the container dated and delivered to the court, and that the court shall cause the sealed container to be kept safely. The bill provides for certain circumstances in which the court may authorize disclosure of such sealed notes, tapes, and transcriptions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101915D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB499)
02/03/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice