VA HB61 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 2 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-02 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Adults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit. Provides that an adult sentenced for a juvenile offense can earn good conduct credit at the rate of one day for each one day served, including all days served while confined in jail or secured detention prior to conviction and sentencing, in which the adult has not violated the written rules and regulations of the jail. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference and is identical to

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Adults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit.


Roll Calls

2020-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (Y: 32 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 2-N) (Y: 11 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-28 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (94-Y 4-N) (Y: 94 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 2-N) (Y: 20 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-17 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-02 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)
2020-03-02 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 18 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-02-24 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
2020-02-24HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
2020-02-20SenateSigned by President
2020-02-19HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-02-19HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB61ER)
2020-02-17SenatePassed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
2020-02-17SenateRead third time
2020-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-12SenateReported from Judiciary (11-Y 2-N)
2020-01-29SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-01-29SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-28HouseVOTE: Passage (94-Y 4-N)
2020-01-28HouseRead third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
2020-01-27HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-24HouseRead first time
2020-01-22HouseReported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 2-N)
2020-01-17HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
2020-01-16HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2019-12-03HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-12-03HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101347D

Same As/Similar To

SB307 (Same As) 2020-03-31 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161284(n/a)See Bill Text

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