Sexually abnormal offense; who may conduct mental evaluation of person convicted thereof. (HB1793)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)

Progress

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

Description

Who may conduct mental evaluation of a person convicted of a sexually abnormal offense. Provides that a judge may order a defendant who is charged with a sexually abnormal offense to be examined by at least one psychiatrist or clinical psychologist or other duly licensed mental health professional who is qualified by specialized training and experience to perform such evaluations. Currently, the evaluation would have to be performed by a psychiatrist or psychologist only. Read the Bill »

Status

03/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
12/28/2006Committee
12/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075126308
12/28/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/02/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 070425308-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070425308-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1793H1
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
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2007Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Placed on Calendar
02/16/2007Senate amendments rejected by House (3-Y 94-N)
02/20/2007Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2007House acceded to request
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Griffith, Kilgore, Armstrong
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Stolle, Howell, Norment
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Enrolled
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1793ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 440 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)