VA SB5034 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Enrolled on October 16 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-10-28 - Governor's recommendation received by Senate
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Release of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in the bill is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release.

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Terminally ill prisoners; conditional release, sentence credits.


Roll Calls

2020-10-14 - House - House: VOTE: Agreed To (54-Y 42-N) (Y: 54 N: 42 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-14 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 17-N) (Y: 21 N: 17 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-07 - Senate - Senate: Senate acceded to request (21-Y 15-N) (Y: 21 N: 15 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-07 - Senate - Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 33-N) (Y: 2 N: 33 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-10-02 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 42-N) (Y: 54 N: 42 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-25 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-22 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 8-N) (Y: 12 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 16-N) (Y: 21 N: 16 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-09 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (Y: 10 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (8-Y 7-N) (Y: 8 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-10-28SenateGovernor's recommendation received by Senate
2020-10-21 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
2020-10-21SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on October 21, 2020
2020-10-16HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-10-16SenateSigned by President
2020-10-16SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB5034ER)
2020-10-14SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 17-N)
2020-10-14HouseVOTE: Agreed To (54-Y 42-N)
2020-10-14HouseConference report agreed to by House (54-Y 42-N)
2020-10-14SenateConference substitute printed 20201334D-S2
2020-10-14 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2020-10-07HouseDelegates: Scott, Herring, Miyares
2020-10-07HouseConferees appointed by House
2020-10-07SenateSenators: Boysko, Surovell, Cosgrove
2020-10-07SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2020-10-07SenateSenate acceded to request (21-Y 15-N)
2020-10-07HouseHouse requested conference committee
2020-10-07HouseHouse insisted on substitute
2020-10-07SenateHouse substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 33-N)
2020-10-02HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 42-N)
2020-10-02HousePassed House with substitute (54-Y 42-N)
2020-10-02HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute SB5034H1
2020-10-02HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20201238D-H1
2020-10-02HouseRead third time
2020-09-29HouseRead second time
2020-09-25HouseReported from Appropriations (13-Y 9-N)
2020-09-22HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-09-22HouseCommittee substitute printed 20201238D-H1
2020-09-22HouseReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 8-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-09-16SenateRead third time and passed Senate (21-Y 16-N)
2020-09-15SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB5034S1
2020-09-15SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20201151D-S1
2020-09-15SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-09-15SenateRead second time
2020-09-10SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-09-09SenateCommittee substitute printed 20201151D-S1
2020-09-09SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (10-Y 4-N)
2020-08-18SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-08-18SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (8-Y 7-N)
2020-08-14SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2020-08-14SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200695D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
531202.3(n/a)See Bill Text
53140.01(n/a)See Bill Text

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