Criminal cases; sentencing by jury. (SB123)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Criminal cases; sentencing by jury. Provides that if a jury finds a person guilty of a criminal offense, such jury shall ascertain the punishment of the offense. Under current law, unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment, the court shall fix punishment after the accused has been found guilty by a jury. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102968D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/19/2022Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB415.

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