Capital murder; punishment. (HB681)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Capital murder; punishment. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder involving the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a person in the commission of, or subsequent to, rape or attempted rape, forcible sodomy, or attempted forcible sodomy or object sexual penetration, and who was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense, shall be sentenced to no less than a mandatory minimum term of confinement for life. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102788D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB681)
02/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB681)
02/11/2020Left in Courts of Justice

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