HB 973 Sex crimes; penalties for offender who is 18 or older for rape, etc. of child under age 13.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Sex crimes; penalties.  Imposes a mandatory minimum life sentence for rape, forcible sodomy, or object sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13 when it is alleged in the indictment that the offender was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense. This bill is identical to SB 436.

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103705D  pdf | impact statements
02/03/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104557D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105610D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/10/12  House: Conference substitute printed 12105963D-H2  pdf | impact statement
03/15/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB973ER)  pdf | impact statements
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments rejected
Conference amendments

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103705D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/01/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/01/12  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/12  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (8-Y 5-N)
02/03/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104557D-H1
02/03/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/10/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N)
02/12/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Read second time
02/13/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104557D-H1
02/13/12  House: Amendments by Delegate Watts rejected (15-Y 70-N)
02/13/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (15-Y 70-N)
02/13/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB973H1
02/14/12  House: Read third time and passed House (88-Y 11-N)
02/14/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 11-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105610D-S1
02/22/12  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/28/12  Senate: Reported from Finance (11-Y 4-N)
02/29/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Read third time
03/01/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/01/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105610D-S1
03/01/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB973S1
03/01/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (31-Y 9-N)
03/02/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/05/12  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 12105610D-S1 (9-Y 88-N)
03/05/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (9-Y 88-N)
03/06/12  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 1-N)
03/06/12  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/07/12  House: House acceded to request
03/07/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/07/12  House: Delegates: Bell, Robert B., Albo, Spruill
03/08/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/12  Senate: Senators: Stuart, Reeves, Garrett
03/10/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (83-Y 12-N)
03/10/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (83-Y 12-N)
03/10/12  House: Conference substitute printed 12105963D-H2
03/10/12  Senate: Passed by temporarily
03/10/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 8-N)
03/15/12  House: Enrolled
03/15/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB973ER)
03/15/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/17/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/04/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 605 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)