Assault and battery against a family or household member; prior conviction, mandatory minimum term. (HB1475)

Introduced By

Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen) with support from co-patron Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Assault and battery against a family or household member; prior conviction; mandatory minimum term of confinement; penalty. Provides that upon a conviction for assault and battery against a family or household member where it is alleged in the warrant, petition, information, or indictment on which a person is convicted that such person has been previously convicted of an offense that occurred within a period of 10 years of the instant offense against a family or household member of (i) assault and battery against a family or household member, (ii) malicious wounding or unlawful wounding, (iii) aggravated malicious wounding, (iv) malicious bodily injury by means of a substance, (v) strangulation, or (vi) an offense under the law of any other jurisdiction that has the same elements of any of the offenses, such person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor and the sentence of such person shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 60 days. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102853D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1475)
01/17/2020Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Courts of Justice

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