2013 Regular Session



Commission to Study the Disproportionate Justice Impact on Minorities

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Establishing the Commission to Study the Disproportionate Justice Impact on Minorities; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of specified expenses; requiring the Commission to identify, study, report on, and make recommendations regarding specified matters; requiring the Commission to hold at least two public hearings within a specified period of time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Braveboy, Howard, Mitchell, Pena-Melnyk, Stukes, Summers, Swain, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, and Vaughn
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Legislative Services, Department of
Minorities -see also- Women
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.