2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 820
Sponsored By:
Senators Ramirez, Benson, Ferguson, Forehand, Garagiola, Gladden, King, Madaleno, Mathias, Montgomery, Peters, Raskin, Stone, and Young
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Senator Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Senator Bill Ferguson, District 46
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

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