Persons not guilty by reason of insanity; court-appointed counsel fees. (SB56)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Persons not guilty by reason of insanity; court-appointed counsel fees. Increases from $25 to $75 the fee paid to court-appointed counsel representing a person in a civil commitment proceeding under Title 19.2 (Criminal Procedure). The bill also provides that court-appointed counsel representing a person who was acquitted of a felony by reason of insanity in a hearing to assess the need for inpatient hospitalization of the acquittee shall be paid a fee not to exceed $445 based on an hourly rate set by the Supreme Court of Virginia. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council. Amends § 19.2-182, § 19.2-182, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/17/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101223D
12/17/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB56)
01/15/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2014Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB56E
01/30/2014Printed as engrossed 14101223D-E
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/14/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2014Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB91.