VA HB1063 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1063

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Common-law crime of suicide. Abolishes the common-law crime of suicide. Suicide is currently a common-law crime in Virginia, although there is no statutorily prescribed punishment.

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Title

Suicide; abolishes the common-law crime.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N) (Y: 10 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-10 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (63-Y 36-N) (Y: 63 N: 36 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-12-04SenateLeft in Judiciary
2020-02-19SenateContinued to 2021 in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N)
2020-02-11SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-10HouseVOTE: Passage (63-Y 36-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead third time and passed House (63-Y 36-N)
2020-02-07HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-02-07HousePassed by temporarily
2020-02-06HouseRead first time
2020-02-05HouseReported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N)
2020-02-03HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
2020-01-30HouseAssigned Courts sub: Civil
2020-01-29HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice Civil subcommittee
2020-01-29HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
2020-01-23HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100984D

Same As/Similar To

HB1063 (Carry Over) 2020-02-19 - Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18216.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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