Sexually violent predators; monitoring and supervision of those on conditional release. (SB318)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), 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. The bill also states that if the judge places a civilly committed sexually violent predator on conditional release, the person shall be subject to electronic monitoring of his location by a GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking device. This bill has an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/06 061184134
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Communicated to House
01/31/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB318)
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/24/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Committee substitute printed 064010556-H1
02/27/2006Read second time
02/28/2006Read third time
02/28/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064010556-H1
02/28/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB318H1
02/28/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB318H1)
03/09/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB318ER)
03/09/2006Signed by President
03/10/2006Signed by Speaker
03/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB318ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 730 (effective 4/5/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)