Probation and suspended sentence; violations thereof considered misdemeanor charge. (HB2756)

Introduced By

Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Probation and suspended sentence violations; escape. Provides that a warrant or capias issued by a court for the arrest of a person for violating the terms of a suspended sentence or probation is considered a misdemeanor charge if the underlying charge is a misdemeanor and a felony if the underlying charge is a felony and makes the same provision for escape from custody. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075088340
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2756)
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/2007Committee substitute printed 077033340-H1
01/24/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2756H1)
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077033340-H1
01/25/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2756H1
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Rereferred to Finance