Sex crimes; penalties. (SB436)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg), and Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)

Progress

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

Description

Sex crimes; penalties.  Imposes a mandatory minimum life sentence for rape, forcible sodomy, and object sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103707D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Committee substitute printed 12104528D-S1
01/23/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436S1)
02/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB436S1)
02/07/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Committee substitute printed 12105073D-S2
02/08/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436S2)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Read second time
02/09/2012Committee substitute rejected 12104528D-S1
02/09/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105073D-S2
02/09/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB436S2
02/10/2012Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Placed on Calendar
02/17/2012Read first time
02/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 2-N)
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105658D-H1
02/27/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436H1)
02/28/2012Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read second time
03/05/2012Read third time
03/05/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105658D-H1
03/05/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB436H1
03/05/2012Passed House with substitute (70-Y 24-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012House insisted on substitute
03/07/2012House requested conference committee
03/08/2012Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2012Senators: Obenshain, Garrett, Reeves
03/08/2012Conferees appointed by House
03/08/2012Delegates: Bell, Robert B, Albo, Spruill
03/10/2012Conference report agreed to by House (81-Y 14-N)
03/10/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (81-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012Conference substitute printed 12106046D-S3
03/10/2012Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436S3)
03/15/2012Enrolled
03/15/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB436ER)
03/15/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB436ER)
03/15/2012Signed by Speaker
03/16/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB436ER)
03/17/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 575 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0575)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 12 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB973.