Presentence reports; costs of alternative sanctions. (HB1972)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph E. Preston (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Presentence reports; costs of alternative sanctions. Requires that any presentence report prepared as part of any presentence investigation conducted after a defendant has been convicted of a felony shall include an estimate of the operating costs associated with the imprisonment of the defendant in a state adult correctional facility as well as any alternative sanctions available to the sentencing court. The bill also requires the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to include in its database of information regarding sentencing practices in felony cases the estimated operating cost of every sentence imposed by each circuit court judge. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102273D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice