Presentence report; waiver by defendant. (HB1647)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Presentence report; waiver by defendant. Expands from guilty to guilty or no contest the pleas for which a court is required to direct a probation officer to create a presentence report upon conviction of certain felonies. The bill provides that upon a conviction or plea agreement of such felonies, the defendant may waive the presentence report. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102160D
01/04/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time
01/25/2017Passed by temporarily
01/25/2017Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1647E
01/25/2017Printed as engrossed 17102160D-E
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Read third time
02/08/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/08/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/08/2017Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Placed on Calendar
02/10/2017Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1647ER)
02/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1647ER)
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/17/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 45 (effective 7/1/17)
02/17/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0045)