WV HB2585 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Passed on May 23 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-23 - Chapter 57, Acts, Regular Session, 2017
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to create criminal offenses relating to money laundering. The bill specifies two new felonies relating to: (i) Laundering criminal proceeds through financial transaction; and (ii) transportation, transmission, or transfer of criminal proceeds. The bill also provides for the forfeiture of proceeds involved or traceable to the laundering.

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Creating felony crime of conducting financial transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity


Roll Calls

2017-04-08 - Senate - Senate adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 527) (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-08 - House - House adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 589) (Y: 98 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-06 - Senate - Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 401) (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-28 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 31) (Y: 78 N: 21 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-23HouseChapter 57, Acts, Regular Session, 2017
2017-04-26HouseApproved by Governor 4/26/17
2017-04-09HouseApproved by Governor 4/26/17 - House Journal
2017-04-09SenateApproved by Governor 4/26/17 - Senate Journal
2017-04-09SenateTo Governor 4/21/17 - Senate Journal
2017-04-21HouseTo Governor 4/21/17
2017-04-09HouseTo Governor 4/21/17 - House Journal
2017-04-08SenateCompleted legislative action
2017-04-08SenateCommunicated to House
2017-04-08SenateSenate adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 527)
2017-04-08SenateHouse Message received
2017-04-08HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-04-08HouseHouse adopted conference report and passed bill (Roll No. 589)
2017-04-08HouseConference report received-House
2017-04-08HouseConference report filed - House
2017-04-08SenateConference report filed - Senate
2017-04-08SenateHouse Message received
2017-04-08HouseTo conference
2017-04-08HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-04-08HouseHouse appointed conferees: Sobonya, Hollen, Miller, R.
2017-04-08HouseHouse agreed to conference
2017-04-08HouseHouse received Senate message
2017-04-08SenateCommunicated to House
2017-04-08SenateSenate appoints conference committee: Weld, Maynard, Jeffries
2017-04-08SenateSenate refused to recede; requested conference (Voice vote)
2017-04-08SenateHouse Message received
2017-04-07HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-04-07HouseHouse refused to concur; requested Senate to recede (Voice)
2017-04-07HouseHouse received Senate message
2017-04-06SenateSenate requests House to concur
2017-04-06SenatePassed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 401)
2017-04-06SenateRead 3rd time
2017-04-06SenateOn 3rd reading
2017-04-05SenateCommittee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2017-04-05SenateRead 2nd time
2017-04-05SenateOn 2nd reading
2017-04-04SenateRead 1st time
2017-04-04SenateOn 1st reading
2017-04-03SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2017-03-01SenateTo Judiciary
2017-03-01SenateTo Judiciary
2017-03-01SenateIntroduced in Senate
2017-03-01SenateHouse Message received
2017-02-28HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-02-28HousePassed House (Roll No. 31)
2017-02-28HouseRead 3rd time
2017-02-28HouseOn 3rd reading, House Calendar
2017-02-27HouseRead 2nd time
2017-02-27HouseOn 2nd reading, House Calendar
2017-02-24HouseRead 1st time
2017-02-24HouseOn 1st reading, House Calendar
2017-02-23HouseBy substitute, do pass
2017-02-21HouseTo House Judiciary
2017-02-21HouseIntroduced in House
2017-02-21HouseTo Judiciary
2017-02-21HouseFiled for introduction


Code Citations

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