Geriatric, terminally ill, etc., prisoners; conditional release. (HB782)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Conditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill or permanently physically disabled is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release. The bill also provides that any person serving such sentence (i) who is 65 years or age or older and has served at least five years of the sentence imposed or (ii) who is 60 years of age or older and has served at least 10 years of the sentenced imposed is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release without the need to petition the Parole Board. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102901D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/15/2020Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB782)
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Public Safety

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