VA SB5013 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on October 13 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-13 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Possession of marijuana; prepay penalty. Provides that a violation of possession of marijuana by an adult shall be a prepayable offense.

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Marijuana; possession, violations by an adult shall be prepayable.


Roll Calls

2020-09-25 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (63-Y 34-N) (Y: 63 N: 34 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-22 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 7-N) (Y: 13 N: 7 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 7-N) (Y: 29 N: 7 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N) (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-20 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (11-Y 2-N) (Y: 11 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-10-13 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)
2020-10-13 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 3/1/21)
2020-10-07 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 14, 2020
2020-10-07SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on October 7, 2020
2020-10-02HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-10-02SenateSigned by President
2020-10-02SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB5013ER)
2020-09-25HouseVOTE: Passage (63-Y 34-N)
2020-09-25HousePassed House (63-Y 34-N)
2020-09-25HouseRead third time
2020-09-24HouseRead second time
2020-09-22HouseReported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 7-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-08-28SenateRead third time and passed Senate (29-Y 7-N)
2020-08-27SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB5013S1
2020-08-27SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20200793D-S1
2020-08-27SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-08-27SenateRead second time
2020-08-26SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N)
2020-08-20SenateCommittee substitute printed 20200793D-S1
2020-08-20SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (11-Y 2-N)
2020-08-05SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-08-05SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200041D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182250.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments