Felony cases; suspension or modification of sentence. (HB627)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

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

Description

Modification of sentence by a judge prior to a defendant's transfer to corrections facility. Provides that a court may modify the sentence of a convicted person prior to his transfer to any correctional facility. Currently, the court may do so only if the person is to be sent to a Virginia Department of Corrections facility. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067886356
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
01/23/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Communicated to Senate
01/30/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2006Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (5-Y 10-N)