Judge sentencing; court to report to Sentencing Commission of any departure from jury sentence. (HB1895)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Judge sentencing and reports to the Sentencing Commission. Clarifies reporting to the Sentencing Commission of any departure made by a court from a jury sentence. The bill also requires the court to explain its departure from a jury sentence when it suspends imposition of sentence in whole or in part and when it may impose probation and conditions upon the defendant. Read the Bill »

Status

03/12/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/04/2007Committee
01/04/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078349204
01/04/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1895ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 259 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0259)