VA HB4030 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Referred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Assault and battery against a family or household member; prior conviction; mandatory minimum term of confinement; penalty. Provides that upon a conviction for assault and battery against a family or household member where it is alleged in the warrant, petition, information, or indictment on which a person is convicted that such person has been previously convicted of an offense that occurred within a period of 10 years of the instant offense against a family or household member of (i) assault and battery against a family or household member, (ii) malicious wounding or unlawful wounding, (iii) aggravated malicious wounding, (iv) malicious bodily injury by means of a substance, (v) strangulation, or (vi) an offense under the law of any other jurisdiction that has the same elements of any of the offenses such person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor and the sentence of such person shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 60 days.

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Title

Assault and battery against a family or household member; prior conviction, mandatory minimum term.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09HouseReferred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
2019-07-09HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-09HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200288D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18257.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192120(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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