Contempt of court; penalty. (HB163)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Contempt of court; penalty. Increases from 10 days to 30 days the maximum term of imprisonment for a charge of contempt of court but limits the term of imprisonment to 30 days, including in cases where the court empanels a jury to ascertain the punishment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/23/2019Committee
12/23/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101978D
12/23/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Courts of Justice

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