Methamphetamine; modification of sentencing guidelines. (HB785)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from 22 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), 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. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)

Progress

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

Description

Modification of sentencing guidelines for methamphetamine; penalty. Provides that for any conviction involving any substance that contains any quantity of methamphetamine, including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, the discretionary sentencing guidelines applicable to cocaine shall be used. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 066143306
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB785)
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
02/15/2006Left in Courts of Justice