2016 Uncodified Acts

2016 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to study the sentencing guidelines for heroin possession.

[H 1059]

Approved March 11, 2016


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission (the Commission) under its powers and duties shall evaluate judge-sentencing and jury-sentencing patterns and practices in cases of manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute heroin across the Commonwealth and recommend adjustments in the sentencing guidelines previously adopted by the Commission.