2011 Regular Session


File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide Prior Year Introduction As: HB 639/10 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 531
Sponsored By:
Delegates Burns, Boteler, DeBoy, George, Glass, Holmes, Ivey, James, Jameson, Kach, Lafferty, Minnick, Nathan-Pulliam, O'Donnell, Smigiel, Stukes, Szeliga, Tarrant, Weir, and Wood
Task Force on Military Service Members, Veterans, and the Courts


Creating a Task Force on Military Service Members, Veterans, and the Courts; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; providing that a member of the Task Force may not receive compensation but may be reimbursed for specified expenses; requiring the Task Force to study military service-related mental health issues and substance abuse problems and to make recommendations concerning the establishment of a special court for defendants who are military members or veterans; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Kathy Szeliga, District 7
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Office of the Courts
Armed Forces -see also- Militia; Veterans
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Veterans Affairs, Department of


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :