Fixing period of suspension of sentence; sexual abuse of a child under 15 years of age. (HB1427)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)

Progress

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

Description

Fixing period of suspension of sentence; sexual battery; sexual abuse of a child under 15 years of age. Allows the court to fix the period of suspension of sentence for a period not to exceed three years for the offenses of sexual battery and sexual abuse of a child 13 years of age or older but under 15 years of age. Current law allows a court to fix the period of suspension for up to the maximum period for which the defendant might originally have been sentenced to be imprisoned. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/18/2024Committee
01/18/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104563D
01/18/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/31/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Committee substitute printed 24106734D-H1
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106734D-H1
02/07/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1427H1
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate
02/28/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Enrolled
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1427ER)
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 485 (effective 7/1/24)

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