HB 2133

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2021
  • Passed House Jan 27, 2021
  • Passed Senate Feb 18, 2021
  • Became Law Apr 07, 2021

Commercial sex trafficking; issuance of writ of vacatur for victims.

Abstract

Issuance of writ of vacatur for victims of commercial sex trafficking. Establishes a procedure for victims of sex trafficking to file a petition of vacatur in circuit court to have certain convictions vacated and the police and court records expunged for such convictions. The bill requires the court to grant the writ and vacate a qualifying offense if it finds the petitioner (i) was convicted or adjudicated delinquent of a qualifying offense and (ii) committed the qualifying offense as a direct result of being a victim of sex trafficking, as defined in the bill. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission.

Issuance of writ of vacatur for victims of commercialsex trafficking. Establishes a procedure for victims of sex traffickingto file a petition of vacatur in circuit court to have certain convictionsvacated and the police and court records expunged for such convictions.The bill requires the court to grant the writ and vacate a qualifyingoffense if it finds the petitioner (i) was convicted or adjudicateddelinquent of a qualifying offense and (ii) committed the qualifyingoffense as a direct result of being a victim of sex trafficking, asdefined in the bill. This bill is a recommendation of the VirginiaState Crime Commission.

Bill Sponsors (12)

Votes


Actions


Apr 07, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Enacted, Chapter 543 (effective 7/1/21)

Senate

Signed by President as reenrolled

House

Signed by Speaker as reenrolled

House

Reenrolled bill text (HB2133ER2)

House

Reenrolled

Office of the Governor

Governor's recommendation adopted

Senate

Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N)

House

House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)

Mar 31, 2021

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

Mar 01, 2021

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021

Feb 26, 2021

House

Signed by Speaker

Feb 25, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2133ER)

Senate

Signed by President

House

Enrolled

Feb 22, 2021

House

Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 18, 2021

Senate

Committee amendments agreed to

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Reading of amendments waived

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)

Feb 17, 2021

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Feb 15, 2021

Senate

Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with amendments (15-Y 0-N)

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Jan 28, 2021

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Jan 27, 2021

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2133E)

Jan 26, 2021

House

Committee amendment agreed to

House

Read second time

House

Printed as engrossed 21102882D-E

House

Engrossed by House as amended HB2133E

Jan 25, 2021

House

Read first time

Jan 22, 2021

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

House

Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N)

Jan 21, 2021

House

Assigned Courts sub: Criminal

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2133)

Jan 12, 2021

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102882D

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102882D HTML
Printed as engrossed 21102882D-E HTML
HB2133ER HTML
HB2133ER2 HTML
CHAP0543 HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB2133FE122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB2133F122.PDF PDF
Amendment: HB2133ASE HTML
Amendment: HB2133AS HTML
Amendment: HB2133AH HTML
Amendment: HB2133AG HTML

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