Criminal fiscal impact statement; bills resulting in a net increase of period of imprisonment. (SB150)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Criminal fiscal impact statements. Provides that no bill resulting in an increase in net periods of imprisonment or commitment shall be (i) reported from a standing committee of the House of Delegates or the Senate or (ii) passed by the House of Delegates or the Senate unless a fiscal impact statement for the current version of the bill has been prepared and is printed on the face of the bill or reported or passed as an amendment to such bill. Current law requires such fiscal impact statements to be prepared and the amount of the estimated appropriation reflected in the fiscal impact statement to be printed on the face of each bill. The bill clarifies the ability of the Division of Legislative Services to forward an advance copy of such bills to the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission for the preparation of such fiscal impact statements. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102535D
12/18/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
02/07/2020Continued to 2021 in Rules (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)

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