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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

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)
02/20/2020Enrolled
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB639ER)
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB639ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/03/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 96 (effective 7/1/20)
03/03/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0096)

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