Serious juvenile offenders; those convicted as an adult to gain earned sentence credits. (HB1207)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Serious juvenile offenders. Allows a juvenile convicted as an adult and sentenced to an active term of incarceration with the Department of Juvenile Justice and followed by an active term of incarceration with the Department of Corrections to gain earned sentence credits while serving the juvenile portion of the sentence in a juvenile correctional center. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084643824
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1207)
02/08/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N 1-A)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/25/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Read third time
02/27/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1207ER)
03/03/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1207ER)
03/03/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 517 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)