Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; use of two-way electronic communications in proceedings. (HB639)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; use of two-way electronic communications in proceedings. Permits the annual or biennial hearing required for persons acquitted of a criminal offense by reason of insanity to be conducted using a two-way electronic video and audio communication system unless objected to by the acquittee, the acquittee's attorney, or the attorney for the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Status

02/17/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102529D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Committee substitute printed 20105919D-H1
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105919D-H1
01/27/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB639H1
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB639H1)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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