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2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegates Stukes, DeBoy, Kirk, McHale, Oaks, and Tarrant
Criminal Law - Assault Against a Transit Vehicle Passenger - Penalties


Imposing a 15-year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment on a person who is convicted of first degree assault against a passenger on a specified transit vehicle; providing that the mandatory minimum term of imprisonment may not be suspended; establishing the crime of assault against a passenger on a specified transit vehicle as an assault in the second degree; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Mass Transit -see also- Buses; Railroads
Parole and Probation
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-201 , 3-201 , 3-202 , 3-203 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
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