SB 35 Sentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution.
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Summary as passed Senate: (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.

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

Amendments:
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