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SB793

Parole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes.

Status:
In House

Latest Action: Feb. 25, 2020
Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB793H1)

Chief Patron:
Jennifer McClellan (D)

Session:
2020 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Parole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes.

Provides that an incarcerated person is eligible for parole if (i) such person was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decision in <u>Fishback v. Commonwealth</u>, 260 Va. 104 (June 9, 2000), in which the Court held that a jury should be instructed on the fact that parole has been abolished, for a noncapital felony committed on or after the abolition of parole went into effect (on January 1, 1995) and (ii) the jury was not instructed on the abolition of parole in the Commonwealth. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/08/2020 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103371D
  • 01/08/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • 01/17/2020 - Senate: Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (12-Y 0-N)
  • 01/17/2020 - Senate: Rereferred to Judiciary
  • 01/21/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB793)
  • 01/24/2020 - Senate: Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Incorporates SB821 (morrissey)
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 20107401D-S1
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (13-Y 1-N)
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
  • 02/06/2020 - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB793S1)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Read second time
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 20107401D-S1
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB793S1
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate (27-Y 12-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/24/2020 - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 9-N)
  • 02/24/2020 - House: Committee substitute printed 20108911D-H1
  • 02/25/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB793H1)

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