2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 801
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shank, Barnes, Dumais, Dwyer, Eckardt, Frank, Haddaway, Kelly, Kramer, McComas, Schuh, Smigiel, Sossi, and Valderrama
Criminal Procedure - Domestic Violence - Lethality Assessment and Global Positioning Satellite Tracking


Requiring a court, in a county that implements a global positioning satellite tracking system program, to require, as a condition of a defendant's pretrial release on a charge of violating a protective order, that the defendant undergo a specified lethality assessment evaluation; requiring a court to order that a specified defendant be supervised by means of active electronic monitoring as a condition of bail under specified circumstances; requiring a specified defendant to pay specified fees; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Parole and Probation
Pretrial Detention or Release
Protection Orders
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-202 , 6-221 )
Family Law
( 4-509 )


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