VA SB36 | 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 on Rehabilitation and Social Services
Pending: Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Weekend jail time. Allows courts, for good cause and absent objection by the Commonwealth, to impose nonconsecutive or weekend jail time for defendants convicted of a misdemeanor, traffic offense, any offense under Chapter 5 (? 20-61 et seq.) of Title 20, or felony that is not an act of violence as defined in ? 19.2-297.1, provided that the active portion of the sentence remaining to be served is 90 days or less. Under current law, the imposition of nonconsecutive or weekend jail time is limited to defendants convicted of a misdemeanor, traffic offense, or any offense under Chapter 5 (? 20-61 et seq.) of Title 20.

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Title

Weekend jail time; replaces provision limiting nonconsecutive days.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-11-20SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2017-11-20SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100250D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
531131.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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