Sex crimes; penalties for offender who is 18 or older for rape, etc. of child under age 13. (HB973)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), and Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sex crimes; penalties.  Imposes a mandatory minimum life sentence for rape, forcible sodomy, and object sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13. Amends § 18.2-61, § 18.2-67.1, § 18.2-67.2, § 18.2-67.5:3, § 19.2-303, of the Code of Virginia.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103705D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/17/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB973)
  • 02/01/2012 Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
  • 02/01/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
  • 02/01/2012 Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
  • 02/02/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB973)
  • 02/03/2012 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/03/2012 Committee substitute printed 12104557D-H1
  • 02/03/2012 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 02/06/2012 Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
  • 02/07/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB973H1)
  • 02/10/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2012 Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2012 Read first time
  • 02/13/2012 Read second time
  • 02/13/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12104557D-H1
  • 02/13/2012 Amendments by Delegate Watts rejected (15-Y 70-N)
  • 02/13/2012 VOTE: REJECTED (15-Y 70-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/13/2012 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB973H1
  • 02/14/2012 Read third time and passed House (88-Y 11-N)
  • 02/14/2012 VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/15/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/22/2012 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2012 Committee substitute printed 12105610D-S1
  • 02/22/2012 Rereferred to Finance
  • 02/24/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB973S1)
  • 02/28/2012 Reported from Finance (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/29/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/01/2012 Read third time
  • 03/01/2012 Reading of substitute waived
  • 03/01/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12105610D-S1
  • 03/01/2012 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB973S1
  • 03/01/2012 Passed Senate with substitute (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Placed on Calendar
  • 03/05/2012 Senate substitute rejected by House 12105610D-S1 (9-Y 88-N)
  • 03/05/2012 VOTE: REJECTED (9-Y 88-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/06/2012 Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/06/2012 Senate requested conference committee
  • 03/07/2012 House acceded to request
  • 03/07/2012 Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/07/2012 Delegates: Bell, Robert B., Albo, Spruill
  • 03/08/2012 Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/08/2012 Senators: Stuart, Reeves, Garrett
  • 03/10/2012 Conference report agreed to by House (83-Y 12-N)
  • 03/10/2012 VOTE: ADOPTION (83-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/10/2012 Conference substitute printed 12105963D-H2
  • 03/10/2012 Passed by temporarily
  • 03/10/2012 Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/13/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB973H2)
  • 03/15/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/15/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB973ER)
  • 03/15/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB973ER)
  • 03/15/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/16/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB973ER)
  • 03/17/2012 Signed by President
  • 04/04/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 605 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 04/04/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical duplicates of this one: SB436.