VA SB35 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 20 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-11-20 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced if such person provides substantial assistance, defined in the bill, in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another person engaged in an act of violence or for offenses involving the manufacture or distribution of controlled substances or marijuana. Sentence reduction can occur only upon motion of the attorney for the Commonwealth.

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Title

Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-11-20SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-11-20SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100459D

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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