2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1003/07 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 525
Sponsored By:
Delegates Vallario, Ali, Barkley, Carter, Conaway, Costa, DeBoy, Dumais, Glenn, Healey, Kipke, Love, Manno, Montgomery, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Riley, Shank, Shewell, and Sophocleus
Criminal Injuries Compensation - Claims by Victims


Authorizing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to reduce the amount of an award or deny a claim if the Board finds that the victim contributed to the victim's own injury under specified circumstances; modifying the applicable definition of "crime" to include specified offenses relating to the operation of a vehicle or vessel; modifying the applicable definition of "victim" to include a person who is a victim of trafficking or who was otherwise forced to participate in a crime or delinquent act; 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 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Boats and Ships
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Criminal Injuries Compensation
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Homicide -see also- Manslaughter; Murder
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 11-801 , 11-808 , 11-810 , 11-811 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 352616/01     Offered on: March 11, 2008   at: 11:11 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 13, 2008: Third Reading Passed (139-0)