Credit for time spent in confinement while awaiting trial; separate, dismissed, etc. (HB502)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Credit for time spent in confinement while awaiting trial; separate, dismissed, or nolle prosequi charges. Provides that credit for time spent in confinement while awaiting trial shall include any time spent in pretrial confinement or detention on separate, dismissed, or nolle prosequi charges that are from the same act as the violation for which the person is convicted and sentenced to a term of confinement. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101926D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB502)
01/31/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB502E
02/10/2022Printed as engrossed 22101926D-E
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB502E)
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/23/2022Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB502ER)
03/03/2022Signed by Speaker
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB502ER)
03/04/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 399 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)