Sexually violent predators; notice of hearings, conditional release plan. (HB2303)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sexually violent predators; notice of hearings; conditional release plan. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in preparing a conditional release plan for a sexually violent predator, to consult with the attorney for the Commonwealth and chief law-enforcement officer for the locality that is the proposed location of the predator's residence upon his conditional release to determine whether the needed and appropriate supervision for the predator can be accommodated in the locality. The bill also provides that such attorney for the Commonwealth receive a copy of any petition (i) for the conditional release of a predator, (ii) to take a conditionally released predator into emergency custody, (iii) for the release of a predator taken into emergency custody, or (iv) to modify or remove conditions on a predator's release. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103786D
01/21/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/26/2015Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/30/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2303)
02/03/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Committee substitute printed 15104392D-H1
02/04/2015Read first time
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104392D-H1
02/05/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2303H1
02/06/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2303H1)
02/13/2015Assigned Education sub: Mental Health
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2303ER)
02/27/2015Signed by Speaker
02/27/2015Signed by President
03/03/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2303ER)
03/04/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/15
03/04/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 662 (effective 7/1/15)
03/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0662)


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 25 seconds.