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Amended sentencing statute does not apply to appellant’s case (access required)

Where a sentencing statute was amended after proceedings to revoke appellant’s suspended sentences commenced, the circuit court’s ruling that the amended statute does not apply to appellant is affirmed. Taylor v. Commonwealth, 44 Va. App. 179 (2004), provides “that ‘when a statute is amended while an action is pending, the rights of the parties are to ...