Gangs; person on probation prohibited from any contact. (SB344)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal street gang members; conditions of probation. Provides that the court, when sentencing an active participant or member of a criminal street gang, may, as a condition of probation or a suspended sentence, place reasonable restrictions on with whom the accused may have contact. The bill creates an exception for those who are members of the person's family or household. This bill is identical to HB 901. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 069815782
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB344)
02/08/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Rereferred to Finance
02/09/2006Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Read second time
02/14/2006Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB344E
02/14/2006Printed as engrossed 069815782-E
02/14/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to House
02/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB344E)
02/15/2006Placed on Calendar
02/15/2006Read first time
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/27/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006Committee substitute printed 061419782-H1
02/28/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB344H1)
03/01/2006Read second time
03/02/2006Read third time
03/02/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061419782-H1
03/02/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB344H1
03/02/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (4-Y 36-N)
03/07/2006House insisted on substitute
03/07/2006House requested conference committee
03/08/2006Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2006Senators: Obenshain, Norment, Stolle
03/09/2006Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2006Delegates: Iaquinto, Albo, Moran
03/10/2006Conference substitute printed 064901782-S1
03/10/2006Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 0-N)
03/10/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006Passed by temporarily
03/11/2006Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/21/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB344ER)
03/21/2006Signed by Speaker
03/22/2006Signed by President
03/29/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB344ER)
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 483 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)