Geriatric, terminally ill, etc., prisoners; conditional release. (HB2461)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Conditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill as defined in the bill or who is permanently physically disabled as defined in the bill is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release. The bill also provides that any person serving such sentence (i) who is 65 or older and has served at least five years of the sentence imposed or (ii) who is 60 or older and has served at least 10 years of the sentenced imposed is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release without the need to petition the Parole Board. Amends § 53.1-40.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104125D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice

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