VA HB1627 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-21 - Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Threats and harassment of certain officials and property; venue. Provides that certain crimes relating to threats and harassment may be prosecuted in the City of Richmond if the victim is (i) the Governor, Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant Governor-elect, Attorney General, or Attorney General-elect, a member or employee of the General Assembly, a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, or a judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia and (ii) such official or employee was threatened or harassed while engaged in the performance of his public duties or because of his position with the Commonwealth. In addition, threats to damage property may be prosecuted in the City of Richmond if the property is owned by the Commonwealth and located in the Capitol District.

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Title

Threats and harassment of certain officials and property; venue.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with amendments (10-Y 4-N) (Y: 10 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-10 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (62-Y 37-N) (Y: 62 N: 36 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-21SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
2020-02-19SenateReported from Judiciary with amendments (10-Y 4-N)
2020-02-11SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-10HouseVOTE: Passage (62-Y 37-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead third time and passed House (62-Y 37-N)
2020-02-07HousePrinted as engrossed 20105343D-E
2020-02-07HouseEngrossed by House as amended HB1627E
2020-02-07HouseCommittee amendments agreed to
2020-02-07HouseRead second time
2020-02-06HouseRead first time
2020-02-05HouseReported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
2020-02-03HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
2020-02-02HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2020-01-16HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-01-16HousePresented and ordered printed 20105343D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182152.7:1(n/a)See Bill Text
182430(n/a)See Bill Text
18260(n/a)See Bill Text
18260.1(n/a)See Bill Text
18283(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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