Parole; eligibility for certain inmates otherwise ineligible. (HB1533)

Introduced By

Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parole; eligibility for certain inmates otherwise ineligible.  Provides that in the case of a person who is ineligible for parole for a combination of three or more offenses involving murder, rape, or robbery, the Parole Board shall consider a petition for reconsideration of ineligibility for parole if the person (i) was convicted only of robbery, (ii) did not injure or attempt to injure any person, (iii) did not have assistance of counsel in preparing a petition for review of ineligibility previously considered on the merits under this provision, (iv) has been continuously confined for at least 15 years, and (v) has a record of good conduct during confinement. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/27/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101295D
12/27/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/24/2011Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/28/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1533)
02/08/2011Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety