During today’s meeting of the Virginia Crime Commission, the panel voted 9-2 to encourage the General Assembly to remove all mandatory minimum sentences in Virginia law, regardless of the severity of the crime. Among crimes where the mandatory minimums would Continue reading Crime Commission Votes to Eliminate Minimum Sentences
Del. Carter has introduced HB1779, which would abolish the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
HB1782 has been introduced by Del. Carter (D). The summary of the bill is as follows: HBH1782 changes the prohibition on wearing a mask in certain places to make it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to, with the Continue reading HB1782 – Wearing a Mask While Committing a Crime
Both parties have introduced bills to improve voting in Virginia; the bills will be heard when the General Assembly convenes on January 13. Democrats seek to expand eligibility to residents who have been certified incompetent, while Republicans want to improve Continue reading Voting Bills for 2021 General Assembly Session