Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; commitment for inpatient hospitalization. (HB1193)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; commitment; sentencing. Provides that a person who is acquitted by reason of insanity of an offense and convicted of another offense must serve his sentence for the conviction prior to being committed for inpatient hospitalization or, if the person has already been committed at the time of the conviction, be transferred to the custody of the correctional facility where he is to serve his sentence and returned to commitment upon completion of his sentence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100341D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1193)
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 18106559D-H1
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106559D-H1
02/08/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1193H1
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N 1-A)
02/09/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1193H1)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/28/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (7-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
03/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
03/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2018Passed Senate with amendments (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Placed on Calendar
03/06/2018Passed by for the day
03/07/2018Senate amendments agreed to by House (66-Y 30-N 1-A)
03/07/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (66-Y 30-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1193ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1193ER)
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)


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.