2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Anderson, Vallario, Alston, Carter, Conaway, and Glenn
Criminal Procedure - Drug-Related Offenses - Repeal of Mandatory Minimum Sentences


Repealing specified mandatory minimum sentences for specified drug- related offenses; providing that a person convicted of specified drug- related offenses is not prohibited from participating in a specified drug treatment program; providing that a specified person is entitled to a hearing and sentence review; repealing a prohibition against a person possessing a regulated firearm if the person was previously convicted of specified drug-related offenses; 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 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Review Boards
Substance Abuse
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 5-602 , 5-603 , 5-604 , 5-605 , 5-606 , 5-607 , 5-608 , 5-609 )
Public Safety
( 5-133 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered