SB 563 Attorney General; instituting or conducting criminal prosecutions for acts of violence. Introduced by: Ryan T. McDougle
when such prosecution is requested by the sheriff or chief of police investigating the violation. The bill also provides that, prior to instituting or conducting a criminal prosecution for such cases involving a violation of the criminal laws involving an act of violence, the Attorney General shall give notice to the local attorney for the Commonwealth where such violation occurred of his intent to institute or conduct such criminal prosecution.
SB 252 Mandatory minimum sentences; elimination, modification of sentence to mandatory minimum term. Introduced by: John S. Edwards
Except for aggravated murder of a law-enforcement officer, eliminates all mandatory minimum sentences of confinement from the Code of Virginia. T