Robbery; definition, penalty. (SB805)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), and Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Robbery; penalty. Defines "robbery" and creates degrees of punishment corresponding to the severity of a robbery offense. Any person who commits a robbery by causing serious bodily injury is guilty of robbery in the first degree, which is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for a maximum term of life. Any person who commits robbery by displaying a firearm in a threatening manner is guilty of robbery in the second degree, which is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for a maximum term of 20 years. Any person who commits robbery by using physical force not resulting in serious bodily injury, or by displaying a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a threatening manner, is guilty of robbery in the third degree, which is punishable as a Class 5 felony. Any person who commits robbery by any other means is guilty of robbery in the fourth degree, which is punishable as a Class 6 felony. Under current law, any robbery is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not less than five years. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103176D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/10/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB805)
01/24/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Criminal Law
01/24/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2020Committee substitute printed 20107417D-S1
02/03/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB805S1)
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107417D-S1
02/05/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB805S1
02/06/2020Passed by temporarily
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Chair votes Yes
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB805S1)
02/18/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/28/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

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