Discretionary sentencing guidelines; midpoint for violent felony offenses, report, effective date. (SB423)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Discretionary sentencing guidelines; midpoint for violent felony offenses. Clarifies the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission's authority to recommend revisions to the discretionary sentencing guidelines based on historical sentencing data. The bill also requires the Commission to submit a report to the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia by October 1, 2022, documenting the impact on sentencing guideline midpoints for each offense if the Commission were to recommend changes to the midpoints based on analysis of historical sentencing data. The provisions of the first enactment of the bill clarifying the Commission's authority to recommend revisions to the discretionary sentencing guidelines based on historical sentencing data has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2023. This bill is identical to HB 1320. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100694D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/13/2022Impact statement from VCSC (SB423)
01/24/2022Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB423)
01/27/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read second time
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Enrolled
02/28/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB423ER)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB423ER)
02/28/2022Signed by President
02/28/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB423ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 723 (effective 7/1/23)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)

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