VA SB4028 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
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


Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenatePassed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
2019-07-09SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-09SenateIntroduced bill reprinted 19200173D
2019-07-09SenatePresented and ordered printed 19200173D

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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