Domestic assault case; unavailability of deferred proceedings for previously convicted felons. (HB1680)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Unavailability of deferred proceedings in domestic assault cases for previously convicted felons. Provides that a person previously convicted of a felony is not eligible for deferred proceedings in a domestic assault case unless the felony was committed more than 10 years prior to such consideration. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/08/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078141276
12/08/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB1680E
02/05/2007Printed as engrossed 078141276-E
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)