Geriatric prisoners; conditional release, after offense, etc., person subject to protective order. (HB868)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), and Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conditional release of geriatric prisoners; persons subject to protective orders ineligible. Provides that a prisoner who was convicted of a felony act of violence and who was subject to a protective order at the time of the offense is ineligible for conditional release from prison due to age if the victim of the felony offense was the protected person under the protective order. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102365D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB868)
01/21/2014Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB868)
01/24/2014Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Read first time
01/28/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2014Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
01/29/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2014Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/14/2014Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2014Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Placed on Calendar
02/20/2014Passed by for the day
02/21/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 2-N)
02/21/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB868ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
02/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB868ER)
04/07/2014Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2014Placed on Calendar
04/23/2014Pending question ordered
04/23/2014House rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (31-Y 62-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: REJECTED (31-Y 62-N)
04/23/2014House rejected Governor's recommendation #2 (16-Y 78-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: REJECTED (16-Y 78-N)
04/23/2014House rejected Governor's recommendation #3 (31-Y 63-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: REJECTED (31-Y 63-N)
04/23/2014Communicated to Governor
05/23/2014G Vetoed by Governor


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 19 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB561.