2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 651
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Glenn, Anderson, Aumann, Barnes, Bobo, Clippinger, DeBoy, Feldman, Frush, Haddaway-Riccio, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Malone, McIntosh, Mitchell, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Stocksdale, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, and Washington
Crimes - Domestic Violence Assault


Establishing the offense of domestic violence assault; establishing penalties; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of specified mandatory minimum sentences; and requiring the State to notify the defendant in writing within a specified period of time before the trial if the State intends to seek a mandatory minimum sentence.

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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, District 37B
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-201 , 3-201 , 3-203.1 )


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