Adults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit. (HB61)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Adults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit. Provides that an adult sentenced for a juvenile offense can earn good conduct credit at the rate of one day for each one day served, including all days served while confined in jail or secured detention prior to conviction and sentencing, in which the adult has not violated the written rules and regulations of the jail. Read the Bill »

Status

02/17/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
12/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101347D
12/03/2019Committee
12/03/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: Passage (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB61)
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB61ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB61ER)

Comments

Breyon writes:

I want to say that I full support this bill because a lot of kids didn’t know the thing they were doing at the time and now they are adults who now think differently and are a lot more mature and can think for themselves. Please take these things into consideration. Thank you kindly.

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