Abatement of criminal conviction; effect of death of person convicted in circuit court, etc. (HB1011)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding) with support from co-patron Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Abatement of criminal conviction; effect of death of convicted person while case on appeal.  Provides that a criminal conviction shall not abate if a convicted criminal defendant dies at any time following his conviction, and if his death occurs during the pendency of an appeal by him, the appeal is rendered moot. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102857D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1011E
02/02/2012Printed as engrossed 12102857D-E
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/03/2012Passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)


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 5 minutes.