Restorative justice programs; established for offenders and victims. (SB679)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Restorative justice programs.  Establishes a restorative justice program for offenders and victims. Provisions address participation, court involvement, confidentiality, and immunity from civil liability. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104177D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB679)
02/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read second time
02/10/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/10/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB679E
02/10/2010Printed as engrossed 10104177D-E
02/11/2010Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
03/03/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/14/2010Left in Courts of Justice


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.