Capital murder; punishment. (HB2615)

Introduced By

Del. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patrons Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), and Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)

Progress

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

Description

Capital murder; punishment. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder who was 18 years of age of older at the time of the offense shall be sentenced to no less than a mandatory minimum term of confinement for life. Amends § 18.2-31, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103652D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2615)
01/30/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19106312D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106312D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2615H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2615H1)
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2615H1)
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Enrolled
02/15/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2615ER)
02/15/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2615ER)
02/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2615ER)
02/15/2019Signed by Speaker
02/15/2019Signed by President
02/19/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/19/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 19, 2019
02/19/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/2019Placed on Calendar
04/03/2019House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/03/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2019Reenrolled
04/03/2019Reenrolled bill text (HB2615ER2)
04/03/2019Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2019Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2019Enacted, Chapter 835 (effective 7/1/19)
04/03/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)

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