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. 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)

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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