Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes. (HB787)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), and Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes. Adds the following to the list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate: (i) simple assault or assault and battery where the victim was intentionally selected because of his race, religious conviction, gender, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, or national origin; (ii) entering the property of another for purposes of damaging such property or its contents or interfering with the rights of the owner, user, or occupant where such property was intentionally selected because of the race, religious conviction, gender, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, or national origin of the owner, user, or occupant; and (iii) various offenses that tend to cause violence. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102657D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB787E
02/05/2020Printed as engrossed 20102657D-E
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/17/2020Reported from Judiciary (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Passed by for the day
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed by for the day
02/21/2020Passed by for the day
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB787ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 747 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0747)

Video

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