VA HB2263 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB2263


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 4 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Abolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.

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Death penalty; abolition of current penalty.


Roll Calls

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]
2021-02-05 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (57-Y 41-N) (Y: 57 N: 41 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 6-N) (Y: 15 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-29 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
2021-02-05SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-02-05HouseVOTE: Passage (57-Y 41-N)
2021-02-05HouseRead third time and passed House (57-Y 41-N)
2021-02-05HousePending question ordered
2021-02-04HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2263H1
2021-02-04HousePending question ordered
2021-02-04HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 21104346D-H1
2021-02-04HouseRead second time
2021-02-03HouseRead first time
2021-02-03HouseIncorporates HB1779 (Carter)
2021-02-03HouseCommittee substitute printed 21104346D-H1
2021-02-03HouseReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 6-N)
2021-01-29HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
2021-01-28HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2021-01-13HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2021-01-13HousePresented and ordered printed 21101951D

Same As/Similar To

HB2263 (Carry Over) 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
HB1779 (Similar To) 2021-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
HB1779 (Similar To) 2021-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
171310(n/a)See Bill Text
171313(n/a)See Bill Text
171406(n/a)See Bill Text
18210(n/a)See Bill Text
18217(n/a)See Bill Text
18218(n/a)See Bill Text
18219(n/a)See Bill Text
18222(n/a)See Bill Text
18225(n/a)See Bill Text
182251.01(n/a)See Bill Text
18226(n/a)See Bill Text
18230(n/a)See Bill Text
18231(n/a)See Bill Text
18232(n/a)See Bill Text
1828(n/a)See Bill Text
192100(n/a)See Bill Text
192102(n/a)See Bill Text
19211.01(n/a)See Bill Text
192120(n/a)See Bill Text
192152.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192157(n/a)See Bill Text
192159(n/a)See Bill Text
192163(n/a)See Bill Text
192163.01(n/a)See Bill Text
192163.4:1(n/a)See Bill Text
192163.7(n/a)See Bill Text
192163.8(n/a)See Bill Text
192169.3(n/a)See Bill Text
192175(n/a)See Bill Text
192217.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192247(n/a)See Bill Text
192264.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192264.5(n/a)See Bill Text
192270.4:1(n/a)See Bill Text
192295.3(n/a)See Bill Text
192299(n/a)See Bill Text
192299.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192311(n/a)See Bill Text
192319(n/a)See Bill Text
192321.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192327.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192327.11(n/a)See Bill Text
192327.3(n/a)See Bill Text
192389.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192389.3(n/a)See Bill Text
192400(n/a)See Bill Text
19271(n/a)See Bill Text
19276.1(n/a)See Bill Text
223705.7(n/a)See Bill Text
531204(n/a)See Bill Text
531229(n/a)See Bill Text
531230(n/a)See Bill Text
531232(n/a)See Bill Text
531236(n/a)See Bill Text
5413307(n/a)See Bill Text
801195.10(n/a)See Bill Text
801654(n/a)See Bill Text
801654.1(n/a)See Bill Text
801654.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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