2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 105
Sponsored By:
Delegates Valderrama, Barnes, Dumais, Frank, Kelly, Lee, McConkey, and Simmons
Criminal Law - Voluntary Manslaughter and Involuntary Manslaughter


Clarifying that the separate crimes of voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter exist in the State; specifying that the crimes retain their judicially determined meanings; providing for specified penalties; and altering defined terms.

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 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-8A-03 , 10-916 )
Criminal Law
( 2-102 , 2-207 , 2-207.1 , 2-303 , 4-401 , 14-101 )


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