Discretionary sentencing guidelines; judicial performance evaluation program, report. (HB1055)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham), and Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Sentencing guidelines; written explanation. Provides that the report of a judge's judicial performance evaluation, which is transmitted to the General Assembly, shall include the number of cases in which such judge did not file a written explanation of any departure from the sentencing guidelines as required by law. Amends § 19.2-298.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Committee
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103284D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1055)
01/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/31/2018Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/01/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106673D-H1
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1055H1)
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee amendments rejected
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106673D-H1
02/08/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1055H1
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Committee substitute printed 18107540D-S1
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1055S1)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107540D-S1
02/26/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1055S1
02/26/2018Passed Senate with substitute (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Placed on Calendar
02/28/2018Senate substitute rejected by House 18107540D-S1 (1-Y 97-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate requested conference committee
03/05/2018House acceded to request
03/05/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2018Delegates: Herring, Bell, Robert B., Collins
03/06/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2018Senators: McDougle, Deeds, Peake
03/08/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Enrolled
03/20/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1055ER)
03/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1055ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 727 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0727)

Video

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 1 minute.