VA HB1936 | 2021 | 1st Special Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1936

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Passed on April 7 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-07 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Robbery; penalties. Creates degrees of punishment corresponding to the severity of a robbery offense. Any person who commits a robbery and causes serious bodily injury to or the death of another person is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using or displaying a firearm in a threatening manner is guilty of a Class 3 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using physical force not resulting in serious bodily injury, or by using or displaying a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a threatening manner, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using threat or intimidation or by any other means not involving a deadly weapon is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Under current law, any robbery is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not less than five years. The bill also provides that if a juvenile is charged with robbery, then a juvenile court shall conduct a preliminary hearing, for purposes of certifying the charge to the grand jury, whenever a juvenile 16 years of age or older is charged with a robbery charge that is punishable as a Class 2 or Class 3 felony, as provided for in the bill. Under current law, the juvenile court shall conduct such preliminary hearing for all robberies. Robbery; penalties. Creates degrees of punishment corresponding to the severity of a robbery offense. Any person who commits a robbery and causes serious bodily injury to or the death of another person is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using or displaying a firearm in a threatening manner is guilty of a Class 3 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using physical force not resulting in serious bodily injury, or by using or displaying a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a threatening manner, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using threat or intimidation or by any other means not involving a deadly weapon is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Under current law, any robbery is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not less than five years. The bill also provides that if a juvenile is charged with robbery, then a juvenile court shall conduct a preliminary hearing, for purposes of certifying the charge to the grand jury, whenever a juvenile 16 years of age or older is charged with a robbery charge that is punishable as a Class 2 or Class 3 felony, as provided for in the bill. Under current law, the juvenile court shall conduct such preliminary hearing for all robberies.

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Title

Robbery; penalties.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-04-07 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (22-Y 18-N) (Y: 22 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-07 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 44-N) (Y: 55 N: 44 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-19 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (54-Y 45-N) (Y: 54 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (20-Y 18-N) (Y: 20 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-16 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-15 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-01 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (Y: 54 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-07 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)
2021-04-07HouseEnacted, Chapter 534 (effective 7/1/21)
2021-04-07SenateSigned by President as reenrolled
2021-04-07HouseSigned by Speaker as reenrolled
2021-04-07HouseReenrolled bill text (HB1936ER2)
2021-04-07HouseReenrolled
2021-04-07 Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2021-04-07SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (22-Y 18-N)
2021-04-07HouseVOTE: Adoption (55-Y 44-N)
2021-04-07HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation (55-Y 44-N)
2021-04-07HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-03-31HouseGovernor's recommendation received by House
2021-03-31HouseGovernor's substitute printed 21200845D-H2
2021-03-31HouseGovernor's recommendation received by House
2021-02-26 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
2021-02-26HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
2021-02-25HouseSigned by Speaker
2021-02-24SenateSigned by President
2021-02-24HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1936ER)
2021-02-24HouseEnrolled
2021-02-19HouseVOTE: Adoption (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-19HouseSenate substitute agreed to by House 21200240D-S1 (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-19HousePassed by temporarily
2021-02-19HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-17SenatePassed Senate with substitute (20-Y 18-N)
2021-02-17SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1936S1
2021-02-17SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 21200240D-S1
2021-02-17SenateReading of substitute waived
2021-02-17SenateRead third time
2021-02-16SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2021-02-15SenateCommittee substitute printed 21200240D-S1
2021-02-15SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 6-N)
2021-02-10SenateAssigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law
2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2021-02-02SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-02-02SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-02-01HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-01HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-01HousePending question ordered
2021-01-29HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB1936H1
2021-01-29HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 21103380D-H1
2021-01-29HouseRead second time
2021-01-28HouseRead first time
2021-01-27HouseCommittee substitute printed 21103380D-H1
2021-01-27HouseReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
2021-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
2021-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
2021-01-14HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2021-01-11HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2021-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101411D

Same As/Similar To

HB1936 (Carry Over) 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18258(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+H0801C0025+HB1936
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Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+HV1789+HB1936
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Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+SV0619HB1936+HB1936

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