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HB 2331 Elimination of mandatory minimum sentences; modification of sentence to mandatory minimum terms. Introduced by: Michael P. Mullin | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Elimination of mandatory minimum sentences; modification of sentence to mandatory minimum term of confinement for felony offenses.

By |2021-01-25T11:46:57-05:00January 25th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform|Comments Off on HB 2331 Elimination of mandatory minimum sentences; modification of sentence to mandatory minimum terms. Introduced by: Michael P. Mullin | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Elimination of mandatory minimum sentences; modification of sentence to mandatory minimum term of confinement for felony offenses.

HB 2315 Local referendum on the legalization of marijuana. Introduced by: Daniel W. Marshall, III | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local referendum on the legalization of marijuana. Provides that the qualified voters of a locality or supervisor’s election district of a county may file a petition with the circuit c

By |2021-01-25T11:40:39-05:00January 25th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform, Local Gov't|Comments Off on HB 2315 Local referendum on the legalization of marijuana. Introduced by: Daniel W. Marshall, III | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local referendum on the legalization of marijuana. Provides that the qualified voters of a locality or supervisor’s election district of a county may file a petition with the circuit c

SB 1103 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Introduced by: David R. Suetterlein | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Provides that individual votes of the members of the Virginia Parole Board shall be public records and subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

By |2021-01-25T11:29:49-05:00January 25th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on SB 1103 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Introduced by: David R. Suetterlein | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Provides that individual votes of the members of the Virginia Parole Board shall be public records and subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

HB 2312 Marijuana; legalization of simple possession; penalties. Introduced by: Charniele L. Herring | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Marijuana; legalization of simple possession; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted of certain marijuana-related crimes. The bill establishes a regulatory scheme for the regulation of marijuana cultivation facilit

By |2021-01-21T12:12:42-05:00January 21st, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform|Comments Off on HB 2312 Marijuana; legalization of simple possession; penalties. Introduced by: Charniele L. Herring | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Marijuana; legalization of simple possession; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted of certain marijuana-related crimes. The bill establishes a regulatory scheme for the regulation of marijuana cultivation facilit

HB 2303 Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Introduced by: Sally L. Hudson | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Reduces the penalty for possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance from a Class 5 felony to a Class 1 misdemeanor and the penalty for possession of a Schedule IV or V controlled substance from a Class 2 misdemeanor and a Class 3 misdemeanor, respectively, to a Class 4 misdemeanor. Consequently, the bill removes felony violations of possession of a co

By |2021-01-21T12:08:06-05:00January 21st, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform|Comments Off on HB 2303 Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Introduced by: Sally L. Hudson | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Reduces the penalty for possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance from a Class 5 felony to a Class 1 misdemeanor and the penalty for possession of a Schedule IV or V controlled substance from a Class 2 misdemeanor and a Class 3 misdemeanor, respectively, to a Class 4 misdemeanor. Consequently, the bill removes felony violations of possession of a co

SB 1440 Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer. Introduced by: Scott A. Surovell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer while performing his duties for a public entity or private police department. The bill also provides that a public entity or private police department employing such officer is liable f

By |2021-01-29T08:03:25-05:00January 19th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on SB 1440 Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer. Introduced by: Scott A. Surovell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer while performing his duties for a public entity or private police department. The bill also provides that a public entity or private police department employing such officer is liable f

HB 2291 Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; deputy sheriffs. Introduced by: Angelia Williams Graves | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; deputy sheriffs. Adds a sheriff’s office to those law-enforcement agencies that may be overseen by a law-enforcement civili

By |2021-01-18T14:43:54-05:00January 16th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 2291 Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; deputy sheriffs. Introduced by: Angelia Williams Graves | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; deputy sheriffs. Adds a sheriff’s office to those law-enforcement agencies that may be overseen by a law-enforcement civili

SB 1372 Automatic expungement of criminal records. Introduced by: L. Louise Lucas | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Automatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement, defined in the bill, of criminal records for certain convictions, deferr

By |2021-01-14T09:53:22-05:00January 14th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform|Comments Off on SB 1372 Automatic expungement of criminal records. Introduced by: L. Louise Lucas | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Automatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement, defined in the bill, of criminal records for certain convictions, deferr

SB 1361 Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Introduced by: Bryce E. Reeves | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Provides that any person appointed to a law-enforcement civilian oversight body shall be a citizen of the United States, shall reside in the jurisdiction that he is appointed to serve, shall not have a criminal record, and shall be required to complete (i) a Citizen’s

By |2021-01-18T14:45:41-05:00January 14th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on SB 1361 Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Introduced by: Bryce E. Reeves | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Provides that any person appointed to a law-enforcement civilian oversight body shall be a citizen of the United States, shall reside in the jurisdiction that he is appointed to serve, shall not have a criminal record, and shall be required to complete (i) a Citizen’s