Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. (HB203)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced if such person provides substantial assistance, defined in the bill, in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another person engaged in an act of violence or for offenses involving the manufacture or distribution of controlled substances or marijuana. Sentence reduction can occur only upon motion of the attorney for the Commonwealth. This bill was incorporated into HB 188. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100458D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB203)
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2018Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB188-Collins)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB35 and HB188.