2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 413
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shank, Barnes, Bartlett, Bates, Beidle, Beitzel, Bronrott, Conaway, Costa, Dwyer, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, Hecht, Kach, Kelly, J. King, Kipke, Krebs, Kullen, Levi, Levy, Love, McComas, McConkey, O'Donnell, Pena-Melnyk, Robinson, Schuh, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stifler, Stocksdale, Stukes, Stull, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, Weldon, and Vallario
Jessica's Law - Sexual Offenses - Parole Eligibility and Mandatory Minimum Sentences


Providing that mandatory minimum sentences for specified sexual crimes are nonparolable; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 495

Sponsored by:

Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate James S. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Gerron Levi, District 23A
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parole and Probation
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sexual Offenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-303 , 3-304 , 3-305 , 3-306 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 132317/01     Offered on: March 24, 2007   at: 1:29 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 22, 2007: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
April 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (43-4)