Capital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals. (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 any person convicted of capital murder of a law-enforcement officer, and other certain public safety officials, who was 18 years of age of older at the time of 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

03/21/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100824D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Committee substitute printed 19105751D-S1
01/23/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1501S1)
01/25/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1501S1)
01/30/2019Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105751D-S1
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1501S1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Passed House (93-Y 5-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Enrolled
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1501ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/25/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1501ER)
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1501ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019

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