VA HB4014 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Referred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Sentence reductions; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced by the sentencing court if the court determines such person provided substantial assistance in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another person engaged in an act of grand larceny of a firearm, criminal street gang participation, or recruitment of persons for criminal street gangs. Consideration of sentence reduction can occur only upon motion of the attorney for the Commonwealth.

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Title

Sentence reductions; substantial assistance to prosecution.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09HouseReferred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
2019-07-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200155D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192303.01(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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