Criminal justice legislation; racial and ethnic impact statements. (HB1990)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal justice legislation. Provides that the Chair of the House Committee for Courts of Justice or the Chair of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary may request the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to review and prepare a racial and ethnic impact statement for a proposed criminal justice bill to outline its potential impact on racial and ethnic disparities within the Commonwealth. The bill requires JLARC to provide copies of the impact statement to the requesting chair and the patron of the proposed bill. No more than three racial and ethnic impact statements may be requested by the Chair of the House Committee for Courts of Justice and no more than two racial and ethnic impact statements may be requested by the Chair of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary for completion during a single regular session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Status

01/22/2021: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Committee
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101711D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/21/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1990)
01/22/2021Reported from Rules (14-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2021Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government

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