Capital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals, reduction of charges. (SB1501)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine)

Progress

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

Description

Capital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals; reduction of charges. Provides that no person charged with capital murder of a law-enforcement officer, a fire marshal or deputy or assistant fire marshal when such fire marshal or deputy or assistant fire marshal has been granted police powers, an auxiliary police officer, an auxiliary deputy sheriff, or any law-enforcement officer of another state or the United States having the power to arrest for a felony under the laws of such state or the United States shall have his capital murder charge reduced or amended in any manner. Amends § 18.2-31, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100824D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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