VA HB5062 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Engrossed on September 3 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-25 - Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Dismissal of criminal charges on Commonwealth's motion. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the motion was made as the result of (i) bribery or (ii) animus toward a victim because of the race, religious conviction, gender, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, or national origin of the victim.

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Title

Criminal charges; dismissal on Commonwealth's motion.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-25 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-24 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (8-Y 1-N) (Y: 8 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-04 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (55-Y 43-N) (Y: 55 N: 43 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 8-N) (Y: 13 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-25SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
2020-09-24SenateCommittee substitute printed 20201254D-S2
2020-09-24SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
2020-09-16SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-09-16SenateCommittee substitute printed 20201196D-S1
2020-09-16SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (8-Y 1-N)
2020-09-09SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-09-09SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-09-04HouseVOTE: Passage (55-Y 43-N)
2020-09-04HouseRead third time and passed House (55-Y 43-N)
2020-09-03HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-08-28HouseRead first time
2020-08-26HouseReported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 8-N)
2020-08-18HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-08-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200387D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192265.6(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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