VA SB624 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB624


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 31 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Conditional release of geriatric prisoners. Allows any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who (i) is 55 years of age or older and has served at least 15 years of the sentence imposed or (ii) is 50 years of age or older and has served at least 20 years of the sentence imposed, to petition the Parole Board for conditional release.

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Geriatric prisoners; conditional release.


Roll Calls

2020-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (Y: 21 N: 19 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Pending question, not ordered (16-Y 24-N) (Y: 16 N: 24 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 2-N) (Y: 12 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (9-Y 5-N) (Y: 9 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-12-04HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2020-02-24HouseContinued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
2020-02-12HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-02-12HouseRead first time
2020-02-12HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-03SenateRead third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
2020-02-03SenatePending question, not ordered (16-Y 24-N)
2020-01-31SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-30SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2020-01-29SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 2-N)
2020-01-17SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-01-17SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (9-Y 5-N)
2020-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2020-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105021D

Same As/Similar To

SB624 (Carry Over) 2020-02-24 - Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192297.1(n/a)See Bill Text
53140.01(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments