Capital murder; auxiliary police officers and deputy sheriffs added to statute. (SB520)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Capital murder; auxiliary police officers; penalty Adds auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to the definition of law-enforcement officer in the capital murder statute so that the death sentence can be imposed for the murder of such an officer. Amends § 18.2-31, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102212D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2010Impact statement from VCSC (SB520)
02/15/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Placed on Calendar
02/18/2010Read first time
02/18/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
03/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Read second time
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Passed House (75-Y 18-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (75-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Enrolled
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB520ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
03/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB520ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 475 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.