2007 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1317

File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Anderson, Cane, Glenn, Gutierrez, Harrison, Hucker, McIntosh, Ramirez, Simmons, and Vallario
Entitled:
Mandatory Minimum Sentences - Burglary and Daytime Housebreaking - Retroactive Effect

Synopsis:

Allowing a person who is serving a mandatory minimum sentence of confinement imposed under former Article 27, � 643B of the Code before October 1, 1994, where burglary or daytime housebreaking was a predicate offense for the imposition of the mandatory minimum sentence, to apply for and receive a review of the mandatory minimum sentence; authorizing a review panel to strike the restriction against parole, but not reduce the length of the sentence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
2/27
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
3/5
Re-referred Judiciary
3/6
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
3/23
Favorable Report by Judiciary
3/20
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/21
Third Reading Passed (75-60)
4/1
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/23
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/27
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
4/5
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
4/1
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/2
Third Reading Passed (31-16)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/17
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 647

Sponsored by:

Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Burglary
Circuit Courts
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Judges
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Review Boards
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sunset

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Procedure
( 8-102 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 21, 2007: Third Reading Passed (75-60)
Senate
April 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (31-16)