Juvenile offenders; eligibility for parole. (HB35)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Juvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 20 years of such sentence and any person who has active sentences that total more than 20 years for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 20 years of such sentences shall be eligible for parole. This bill is identical to SB 103. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
11/19/2019Committee
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100536D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/17/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2020Reported from Public Safety with amendments (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB35)
01/21/2020Read first time
01/22/2020Read second time
01/22/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/22/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB35E
01/22/2020Printed as engrossed 20100536D-E
01/23/2020Read third time and passed House (56-Y 44-N)
01/23/2020VOTE: Passage (56-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB35E)
02/07/2020Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Rereferred to Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB35ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB35ER)
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/21/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 21, 2020
02/21/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 28, 2020
02/24/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 2 (effective 7/1/20)
02/24/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0002)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.

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