Sexually violent predators; electronic monitoring and supervision of those on conditional release. (HB1359)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from 25 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Del. John Welch (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sexually violent predators. Authorizes the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to contract with the Department of Corrections to provide services for the monitoring and supervision of civilly committed sexually violent predators who are on conditional release. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/06 06121813" HB1359"
01/31/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1359)
02/10/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/11/2006Committee substitute printed 063975232-H1
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 063975232-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1359H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1359H1)
02/27/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Read third time
03/01/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1359ER)
03/09/2006Signed by Speaker
03/09/2006Signed by President
03/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1359ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 698 (effective 4/5/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)