2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 618
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher and Vallario
Criminal Procedure - Violation of Crime Victim Rights - Sentencing


Requiring a trial or juvenile court, on the allegation by a crime victim or the victim's representative that a right of the victim or victim's representative was violated, to hold a hearing to determine if the right was violated; requiring the court, if a specified finding is made, to allow the victim or the victim's representative to address the court or submit an impact statement or recommendation; requiring the court to consider specified information presented; 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 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Procedure
( 11-403 )


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