SB 183 Search and rescue personnel; enhanced penalty for malicious or unlawful wounding.
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Summary as introduced:
Malicious injury; search and rescue personnel.  Adds search and rescue personnel who are members of an organization that has a memorandum of understanding with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to the definition of search and rescue personnel so that the enhanced penalty will apply if they are the victims of malicious or unlawful wounding. Malicious wounding is a Class 3 felony (five to 20 years); the penalty for malicious wounding of search and rescue personnel is five to 30 years, with a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of two years. Unlawful wounding of search and rescue personnel is a Class 6 felony (one to five years), with a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of one year.

Full text:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103516D  pdf | impact statements
03/13/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB183ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)  pdf

Status:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103516D
01/11/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/18/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N)
01/19/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/20/10  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/21/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/03/10  House: Read first time
02/03/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
03/03/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Read second time
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
03/13/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/13/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB183ER)
03/14/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/15/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/10/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 344 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)