Claims; Michael Kenneth McAlister. (HB700)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Claims; Michael Kenneth McAlister. Provides relief in the amount of $1,268,694 to Michael Kenneth McAlister, who was incarcerated from 1986 until 2015 after being convicted of crimes of attempted rape and abduction with intent to defile. Another suspect confessed to the crimes in April 2015, and in May 2015 Governor McAuliffe granted Mr. McAlister's request for absolute pardon. Mr. McAlister's relief would be paid as follows: (i) an initial lump sum of $253,740 to be paid within the 60 business days immediately following the execution of a release by Mr. McAlister from any present or future claims he may have and (ii) the sum of $1,014,954 to purchase an annuity before October 1, 2016, for the primary benefit of Mr. McAlister with the terms structured in his best interests. Read the Bill »


04/08/2016: signed by governor


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103745D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB700)
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee General Government & Capital Outlay
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee General Government & Capital Outlay
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub:
01/15/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB700)
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/08/2016Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Committee substitute printed 16104622D-H1
02/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB700H1)
02/10/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Read second time
02/11/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104622D-H1
02/11/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB700H1
02/12/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
03/01/2016Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB700ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB700ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/08/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 722 (effective 7/1/16)
04/08/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0722)