Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry; provision in conviction order, sentencing order, etc. (HB1962)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), and Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex Offender Registry. States that any provision in a conviction order, sentencing order, or other court order or plea agreement stating that a person is not required to register with the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry is invalid and void ab initio if such provision is in conflict with the provisions of the Registry Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098207824
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/30/2009Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Read first time
02/03/2009Read second time
02/03/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1962E
02/03/2009Printed as engrossed 098207824-E
02/04/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1962E)
02/11/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/16/2009Subject matter referred to the Crime Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 30 (L)
02/16/2009Passed by in Courts of Justice with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Subject matter referred to the Crime Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)


Stephen writes:

I look forward to the added names to the registries, more names more court challenges.

L.L. writes:

We wouldn't want judges to exercise any judicial discretion, would we?