Capital murder; includes premeditated killing of justice or judge. (HB1018)

Introduced By

Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Capital murder. Provides that the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a justice or judge of any Virginia court, when such killing is for the purpose of interfering with the performance of the judge's official duties or because of the judge's official duties, is capital murder. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063028160
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1018)
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
02/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/2006Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/10/2006Reported from Appropriations (19-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House (90-Y 10-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2006Letter sent to Crime Commission