SB 35 Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced if such person provides substantial assistance, defined in the bill, in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another person engaged in an act of violence or for offenses involving the manufacture or distribution of controlled substances or marijuana. Sentence reduction can occur only upon motion of the attorney for the Commonwealth. This bill is identical to HB 188.

Full text:
11/20/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100459D  pdf | impact statement
01/29/18  Senate: Printed as engrossed 18100459D-E  pdf | impact statement
03/02/18  House: Committee substitute printed 18107641D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/10/18  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB35ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/29/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)  pdf

Amendments:
House subcommittee amendments and substitutes
Senate amendments

Status:
11/20/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100459D
11/20/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/18  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
01/26/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
01/29/18  Senate: Read second time
01/29/18  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/29/18  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/18  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB35E
01/29/18  Senate: Printed as engrossed 18100459D-E
01/30/18  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/18  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/18  House: Read first time
02/05/18  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/18  House: Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/26/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
03/02/18  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
03/02/18  House: Committee substitute printed 18107641D-H1
03/06/18  House: Read second time
03/07/18  House: Read third time
03/07/18  House: Committee substitute agreed to 18107641D-H1
03/07/18  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB35H1
03/07/18  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/18  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/08/18  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
03/08/18  Senate: Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/18  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)
03/08/18  Senate: Title replaced 18107641D-H1
03/10/18  Senate: Enrolled
03/10/18  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB35ER)
03/10/18  House: Signed by Speaker
03/12/18  Senate: Signed by President
03/20/18  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/18  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/18  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 493 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)