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CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Abortion; anesthesia for fetal pain, penalty. Amending  18.2-76; adding  18.2-73.1. (Patron-Black, HB 1524 (F))
Abortion; contraception not to constitute. Adding  18.2-72.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2855 (F); Whipple, SB 456 (F))
Abortion; sale of induced-abortion fetal tissue unlawful, penalty. Adding  32.1-289.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1810 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; penalty for illegal consumption by juveniles. Amending  4.1-305 and 4.1-306. (Patron-Bell, HB 668 (CD))
Anti-Terrorist Weapons Public Safety Act; created. Adding 18.2-307.1 through 18.2-307.11. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1852 (F))
Assault and battery; anger management for persons charged with first offense against family member. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Reese, HB 1517 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against a judge, clerk of court or attorney. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1796 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against a judge or justice. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Tata, HB 1748 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against certain traffic safety personnel in uniform. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Albo, HB 1561 (F))
Bad checks; payment of wages, penalty. Amending  18.2-182. (Patron-Moran, HB 2552 (I) See HB2674; Ebbin, HB 2674 (Chapter 598))
Bad checks; using for payment of rent to landlord, penalty. Amending  18.2-181. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2830 (F))
Bail; denied due to multiple sex offenses. Amending  19.2-120. (Patron-Black, HB 1542 (Chapter 132); Hurt, HB 2643 (F))
Banks; prohibits unauthorized use of name, logo, etc., penalty. Adding  6.1-119.1, 6.1-194.93:1, 6.1-225.65 and 59.1-92.22. (Patron-Potts, SB 776 (Chapter 240))
Birth control; providing to minor in certain circumstances, penalty. Adding  18.2-63.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1807 (F))
Burglary; added to list of offenses that apply to “three strikes” law. Amending  19.2-297.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2587 (F))
Capital murder by members of criminal gangs; penalty. Amending 18.2-31. (Patron-Albo, HB 1800 (F))
Capital murder cases; removes “default” life sentence in event jury cannot agree. Amending  19.2-264.4, 19.2-266.2 and 19.2-398. (Patron-Bell, HB 2773 (F))
Charitable gaming; authorizing poker games, restrictions. Amending  18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.22 and 18.2-340.33; adding  18.2-340.28:1. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2486 (F))
Charitable gaming; changes in regulations of Charitable Gaming Board and use of proceeds. Amending  18.2-340.19 and 18.2-340.20; adding  18.2-340.29:1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1689 (F))
Charitable gaming; registration of bingo managers and callers, payment of remuneration. Amending  18.2-340.33; adding 18.2-340.34:1. (Patron-Suit, HB 2454 (Chapter 826); Devolites Davis, SB 1322 (Chapter 776))
Checks; clarification in writing if not negotiable. Amending 18.2-216. (Patron-Albo, HB 1690 (Chapter 150))
Child abuse or neglect; videotaped statements allowed as evidence for certain crimes. Adding  18.2-67.9:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2932 (F))
Child custody and visitation; penalty for violation of court order. Amending  18.2-49.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 858 (CD))
Child day centers; person convicted of one misdemeanor offense may be hired if 10 years have elapsed, penalty. Amending 63.2-1720. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2098 (Chapter 723))
Child support; felony for failure to pay. Amending  20-61; adding  18.2-371.1:1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1737 (F))
Children; failure to secure medical attention by person in custodial or supervisory relationship, exception, penalty. Amending  18.2-314. (Patron-Bell, HB 2250 (F))
Children; prohibits use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses. Amending  18.2-374.3. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1169 (F))
Cocaine; unlawful manufacturing, distribution, etc., penalty. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2417 (F); Reynolds, SB 865 (F))
Collegial bodies; certain changes to appointment and organizational requirements. Amending  2.2-720, 2.2-2452, 2.2-2503, 2.2-2514, 2.2-2621, 2.2-2628, 2.2-2705, 3.1-1108, 10.1-1018, 18.2-271.2, 19.2-163.02, 20-108.2, 22.1-337, 22.1-346.1, 23-287, 23-297, 30-73.2, 30-168.1, 30-172, 30-208, 30-212 and 53.1-176.3. (Patron-Norment, SB 1115 (Chapter 758))
Companion animals; penalty for maiming or killing. Amending 18.2-144. (Patron-Bell, HB 646 (CD))
Computer crimes; changes in provisions, penalties. Amending 18.2-152.3 and 18.2-152.5; adding  18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1871 (F))
Computer crimes; gathering identifying information by deception, penalties. Amending  18.2-152.3 and 18.2-152.5; adding 18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2631 (Chapter 837))
Computer crimes; gathering identifying information by deception, penalty. Adding  18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1147 (Chapter 760))
Computer crimes; gathering information by deception, penalties. Amending  18.2-152.3 and 18.2-152.5; adding  18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 1002 (Chapter 747))
Computer crimes; gathering personal information by deception (phishing), penalty. Adding  18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2304 (I) See HB2631)
Computer crimes; punishment for interfering with computer systems, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.3:1, 18.2-152.6, 18.2-152.7, 18.2-152.7:1, 18.2-152.8, 18.2-152.12, 18.2-152.14 and 19.2-8; adding  18.2-152.6:1, 18.2-152.17 and 19.2-249.2; repealing 18.2-152.9 and 18.2-152.10. (Patron-Albo, HB 2214 (I) See HB2471)
Computer crimes; streamlining laws governing thereof, and venue for prosecution, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.6, 18.2-152.7, 18.2-152.8, 18.2-152.12 and 19.2-8; adding  19.2-249.2; repealing  18.2-152.9 and 18.2-152.10. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 1001 (Chapter 746))
Computer crimes; streamlining laws governing thereof, venue for prosecution, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.2, 18.2-152.3, 18.2-152.4, 18.2-152.5, 18.2-152.6, 18.2-152.7, 18.2-152.8, 18.2-152.12 and 19.2-8; adding  18.2-152.5:1 and 19.2-249.2; repealing  18.2-152.9 and 18.2-152.10. (Patron-May, HB 2471 (Chapter 827); Stolle, SB 1163 (Chapter 761))
Computer Crimes Act; changes in provisions, penalty. Amending 18.2-152.2 and 18.2-152.4. (Patron-Albo, HB 2215 (Chapter 812))
Computer Crimes Act; criminalizing hacking, penalty. Amending 18.2-152.3:1, 18.2-152.6, 18.2-152.7, 18.2-152.7:1, 18.2-152.12, 18.2-152.14 and 19.2-8; adding  18.2-152.6:1 and 19.2-249.2; repealing  18.2-152.9 and 18.2-152.10. (Patron-May, HB 2473 (I) See HB2471)
Computer Crimes Act; prohibited actions, penalty. Amending 18.2-152.3, 18.2-152.5 and 18.2-152.8; adding  18.2-152.5:1. (Patron-May, HB 2472 (I) See HB2471)
Computer Crimes Act; prohibited software and actions. Amending 18.2-152.2; adding  18.2-152.17. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1729 (F))
Computer trespass; applicable by means of a computer virus. Adding  18.2-152.4:1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 275 (CD))
Computer trespass; applicable to adding or altering information without authority. Amending  18.2-152.4 and 18.2-152.12. (Patron-Albo, HB 566 (CD))
Concealed handgun permits; exempt retired special agents with Alcoholic Beverage Control Board from paying fee for issuance. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Cline, HB 2562 (Chapter 420); Newman, SB 1026 (Chapter 344))
Concealed handgun permits; retired law-enforcement officer to renew annually without charge of fee, exception. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2900 (F))
Concealed handguns; prohibits a person who carries onto premises of restaurant or club from consuming an alcoholic beverage while on premises. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Cole, HB 2424 (F))
Concealed weapon permit; disqualifies person using negligently or unlawfully to endanger others. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Wright, HB 2928 (Chapter 441); Cuccinelli, SB 1266 (F))
Concealed weapons; allows retired local auxiliary police and animal control officers to carry. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2665 (Chapter 424))
Concealed weapons; includes cutting instrument in list of prohibited items. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Shannon, HB 725 (CD))
Concealed weapons; person to inform law-enforcement officer of possession. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2327 (F); Obenshain, SB 1120 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for nonviolent felons (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Miller, SJR 259 (F))
Consumer Protection Act; violation based upon misrepresentation, fraud or deception. Amending  8.01-249. (Patron-Mims, SB 832 (Chapter 213))
Controlled substances; raises penalty for manufacturing, selling, etc. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2291 (Chapter 174))
Credit cards; unlawful use of scanning devices and re-encoders, penalty. Adding  18.2-196.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 2059 (Chapter 166))
Credit cards or numbers; unauthorized possession of two or more. Amending  18.2-194. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1860 (Chapter 157))
Crimes against nature; certain provisions not considered a crime. Amending  18.2-361. (Patron-Ticer, SB 477 (CD); Ticer, SB 1077 (F))
Criminal history records check; allows certain behavioral health employers to hire applicant while awaiting response. Amending 37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2139 (F))
Criminal history records check; disqualified from employment if in proximity to minors, penalty. Adding  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2046 (F))
Criminal investigation; obstruction of justice, penalty. Amending 18.2-462. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2288 (Chapter 408))
Criminal penalties; revision throughout Code. Amending 8.01-44.4, 9.1-902, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, 16.1-69.48:1, 16.1-260, 16.1-269.1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-805, 18.2-9, 18.2-10, 18.2-25, 18.2-31, 18.2-32, 18.2-46.1, 18.2-46.5, 18.2-46.6, 18.2-49, 18.2-49.1, 18.2-53, 18.2-53.1, 18.2-54.1, 18.2-54.2, 18.2-55, 18.2-57, 18.2-57.02, 18.2-57.2, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 18.2-67.9, 18.2-67.10, 18.2-128, 18.2-144, 18.2-147.1, 18.2-289, 18.2-300, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-427, 18.2-481, 19.2-163, 19.2-215.1, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-218.2, 19.2-264.4, 19.2-270.1, 19.2-297.1, 19.2-298.01, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-327.2, 19.2-327.3, 19.2-335, 19.2-336, 53.1-40.01, 53.1-131.2, 53.1-151, 54.1-2989 and 63.2-1719; adding 18.2-47.1 through 18.2-47.5, 18.2-48.01, 18.2-48.02, 18.2-51.01 through 18.2-51.05, 18.2-52.01 and 18.2-52.02; repealing 18.2-47, 18.2-48, 18.2-48.1, 18.2-51, 18.2-51.1, 18.2-51.2 and 18.2-67.2:1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1053 (CD))
Criminally negligent bodily injury; penalty. Adding  18.2-51.5. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2203 (F); Bell, HB 2244 (I) See HB2203)
Death penalty; changes in provisions. Amending  18.2-8, 18.2-10, 18.2-22, 18.2-25 and 19.2-152.2. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1879 (F))
Death penalty; restricted to those age 18 or older. Amending 18.2-10. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1975 (F); Ticer, SB 1078 (F))
Domestic violence or sexual assault; privileged communications between victims and advocates. Adding  8.01-400.3 and 19.2-271.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 2802 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; admissibility of breath analysis. Amending  18.2-267. (Patron-Landes, HB 1217 (CD))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; if person taken to medical facility, arresting officer may issue summons on premises. Amending  19.2-73. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2668 (Chapter 425))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; implied consent to post-arrest chemical test. Amending  18.2-268.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 669 (CD))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; operators of mopeds included under law. Amending  18.2-266. (Patron-Bell, HB 2786 (Chapter 845))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; penalty when certain amounts in blood. Amending  18.2-266, 18.2-268.2, 18.2-268.10, 18.2-269, 29.1-738, 29.1-738.2, 29.1-738.3, 46.2-341.24, 46.2-341.26:2, 46.2-341.26:10 and 46.2-341.27. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1896 (Chapter 616))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; penalty while having Schedule I and II drugs in blood. Amending  18.2-268.2 through 18.2-268.5, 18.2-268.8, 18.2-268.9 and 18.2-268.10; adding 18.2-266.2. (Patron-Carrico, HB 614 (CD))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; procedure due to refusal of blood or breath tests. Amending  18.2-268.3. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1872 (I) See HB2655)
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; refusal to take blood or breath test, penalties. Amending  18.2-267, 18.2-268.2 through 18.2-268.5, 18.2-268.8, 18.2-268.9, 18.2-268.10, 18.2-272, 46.2-391.2 and 46.2-391.4. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2655 (Chapter 840); Stolle, SB 1093 (Chapter 757))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; reimbursement of expenses related to arrest. Amending  15.2-1716. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1739 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; use of special license plates after second conviction. Amending  18.2-270; adding 46.2-726.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 990 (CD); Gear, HB 2129 (F))
Driving while license suspended or revoked; mandatory punishment if stopped for drunk driving. Amending  46.2-301. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1131 (CD))
Drug cases; dismissal of certain charges. Amending  18.2-258.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2531 (F))
Drug cases; procedure when accused consents to deferred disposition. Amending  18.2-251. (Patron-McDougle, HB 775 (CD))
Drug cases; waiver of right to appeal by persons charged with first offense. Amending  18.2-251. (Patron-Albo, HB 1562 (F))
Drug offenses; disposition for “first offenders”, penalty. Amending  18.2-251. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2646 (F))
Drug Treatment Court Act; created, report. Adding  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Lucas, SB 636 (CD))
Drug Treatment Court Act; includes City of Chesapeake. Amending 18.2-254.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2810 (Chapter 602); Lucas, SB 1342 (Chapter 519))
Drug-free school zones; boundaries. Amending  18.2-255.2. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 1924 (F))
Drugs; secret compartments in vehicles, penalty. Adding 18.2-248.02. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1502 (F))
Elected officials; removal from office for certain criminal convictions. Amending  24.2-233. (Patron-Rapp, HB 678 (CD))
Embezzlement by public official of public funds; penalty. Adding 18.2-112.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 192 (CD))
Embezzlement by public official of public funds; penalty. Amending  18.2-112. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2653 (F))
Ephedra or dextromethorphan; unlawful distribution to minors, penalty. Amending  18.2-248.5. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2045 (F))
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine; unlawful possession or distribution, penalty. Adding  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Tata, HB 1565 (F))
Evidence, human biological; Division of Forensic Science to store, preserve, etc., and to develop an inventory for felony cases. Amending  19.2-270.4:1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 808 (F))
Explosives; penalty for possession or transportation by convicted felons. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-Stump, HB 2577 (Chapter 833))
False discount coupon; penalty for use, definition. Amending 18.2-178. (Patron-Wright, HB 170 (CD))
Felonies; DNA analysis of arrestees for solicitation of prostitution or drug offense. Amending  19.2-310.2:1. (Patron-Miles, HB 1639 (F))
Felons; restoration of civil rights to be eligible to register to vote. Amending  53.1-231.2. (Patron-Bland, HB 2755 (F); Puller, SB 82 (CD))
Felons; speedy trial deadline extended due to natural disaster, strike, etc. Amending  19.2-243. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2306 (I) See HB2663)
Felons; time limitation for trial if accused in another jurisdiction. Amending  19.2-243. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1858 (I) See HB2663)
Felons; what constitutes arrest for purposes of compliance with speedy trial. Amending  19.2-243. (Patron-Janis, HB 1976 (I) See HB2663; McDonnell, HB 2663 (Chapter 650))
Felony cases; sentencing guidelines for revocation of suspension of sentence or probation. Adding  19.2-306.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1155 (F))
Felony cases; suspension or modification of sentence for cooperation with prosecution. Amending  19.2-303. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 522 (CD); Cosgrove, HB 1675 (F))
Felony cases; transmission of prisoner orders. Amending  19.2-310. (Patron-Norment, SB 238 (CD))
Felony convictions; issuance of writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence. Adding  19.2-327.10 through 19.2-327.14. (Patron-Marsh, SB 218 (CD))
Felony convictions; issuance of writ of actual innocence for nonbiological evidence. Amending  19.2-327.10, 19.2-327.11 and 19.2-327.13. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1805 (F))
Felony convictions; issuance of writ of actual innocence for nonbiological evidence. Amending  19.2-327.10 and 19.2-327.11. (Patron-Marsh, SB 914 (F))
Fetal body parts; sale of prohibited, civil penalty. Adding 59.1-195.1 and 59.1-195.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1809 (F))
Filming, videotaping or photographing of another; penalty when permission not given. Amending  18.2-386.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1741 (Chapter 375); Bell, HB 2262 (I) See HB1741; Sickles, HB 2701 (I) See HB1741)
Fire bombs; definition. Amending  18.2-85. (Patron-Wampler, SB 756 (Chapter 204))
Firearm safety courses; concealed handgun permit applicants may take to demonstrate competence. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2707 (F); Morgan, HB 2712 (I) See HB2707)
Firearms; allowing in closed containers on school property, certain restrictions. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Dillard, HB 2764 (F))
Firearms; applicant purchasing to provide specified information for required criminal history records check. Amending 18.2-308.2:2 and 54.1-4201. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2931 (Chapter 859))
Firearms; carrying on Capitol Square. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Cline, HB 2935 (F))
Firearms; carrying on public property. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 850 (F))
Firearms; criminal history records check required to obtain from show vendor. Amending  54.1-4200; adding  18.2-308.2:4 and 54.1-4201.2. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1960 (F); Marsh, SB 807 (F))
Firearms; exempts law-enforcement officers from limit of purchasing one per 30-day period. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Rust, HB 2060 (Chapter 578))
Firearms; holder of valid permit only required to provide number and written consent to State Police for background check. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2195 (I) See HB2931)
Firearms; individuals may request eligibility check. Adding 18.2-308.2:4. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1476 (CD); Sickles, HB 2704 (F); Sherwood, HB 2835 (F))
Firearms; person with valid permit allowed on school property while in motor vehicle in parking lot, etc. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2535 (Chapter 830))
Firearms; restrictions on possessing, carrying, etc., by felons may be lifted for good behavior. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1250 (CD))
Flight crew; flying under influence of alcohol or drugs, penalty. Amending  5.1-13; adding  5.1-13.1. (Patron-Norment, SB 1311 (F))
Food stamps; person convicted of drug-related felonies eligible therefor if engaged in or has completed substance abuse treatment program, etc. Adding  63.2-505.1. (Patron-Dillard, HB 1761 (Chapter 576))
Foster parents; approval of applicant if not convicted of more than one misdemeanor. Amending  63.2-901.1 and 63.2-1721. (Patron-Dudley, HB 2002 (Chapter 722))
Fusion Intelligence Center; established by Governor, State Police to operate facility. Adding  52-47. (Patron-Miles, HB 1966 (Chapter 164))
Gambling; exception to prohibition for games of chance conducted in private clubs. Amending  18.2-334. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2487 (F))
Gangs; Crime Commission to study criminal street conduct and characteristics to produce list of names. (Patron-Albo, HJR 573 (P))
Gangs; punishment for activity taking place in school, etc., penalty. Amending  18.2-46.1, 19.2-11.2, 48-7, 48-8 and 48-9; adding  18.2-46.3:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 2217 (Chapter 813); Mims, SB 1217 (Chapter 764))
Gangs; reporting organized criminal activity and membership. Amending  16.1-269.2, 16.1-273 and 18.2-55.1; adding  52-8.6; repealing  16.1-299.2. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2734 (Chapter 843))
Gangs; reporting organized criminal activity and membership. Amending  16.1-269.2 and 16.1-273; adding  52-8.6; repealing  16.1-299.2. (Patron-Shannon, HB 724 (CD))
Gangs and criminal organizations; State Police shall publish list. Adding  52-8.5:1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2087 (F))
Graffiti; felony for permanent damage, penalty. Amending 18.2-137. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2517 (F))
Graffiti ordinance; mandatory minimum fine and jail. Amending 15.2-1812.2. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1877 (Chapter 614))
Handguns; removes limitation of purchasing only one per month. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Cole, HB 1914 (F))
Harassment; immunity for any school employee or volunteer who reports incident. Amending  8.01-220.1:2. (Patron-Bell, HB 2267 (Chapter 462))
Harassment with a camera; penalty. Adding  18.2-60.5. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1696 (F))
Hepatitis B or C viruses; persons charged with assault and battery to be tested if victim exposed to body fluids. Amending 18.2-62. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2906 (Chapter 661))
Higher educational institutions; establishing rules and regulations concerning certain weapons on property. Amending  18.2-308.1 and 23-9.2:3. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2897 (F); Lambert, SB 1343 (F))
Homicide; dismemberment of victim, penalty. Adding  18.2-126.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2565 (I) See HB2288)
Homicide; penalty for shooting into vehicle or building. Amending  18.2-154 and 18.2-279. (Patron-Janis, HB 1620 (Chapter 143))
Homicide by vehicle; penalty. Adding  18.2-36.2. (Patron-Janis, HB 1622 (F); Janis, HB 1755 (F))
Human immunodeficiency viruses and hepatitis C; testing of persons convicted of certain crimes. Amending  18.2-346.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2854 (Chapter 438))
Hunting; unlawful to hunt with firearm, bow and arrow, etc. while intoxicated. Amending  18.2-285. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1149 (Chapter 507))
Hunting dogs; prohibits hunter from releasing on posted property. Amending  18.2-134. (Patron-Cole, HB 1612 (F))
Incapacitated adults; abuse and neglect, penalty. Amending 18.2-369. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1222 (F))
Income tax, state; preparers of fraudulent returns, felony. Amending  58.1-302; adding  58.1-348.1 and 58.1-348.2. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1225 (Chapter 48))
Indecent display; exposing below-waist undergarments in an offensive manner, penalty. Adding  18.2-387.1. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 1981 (F))
Insanity; Joint Commission on Health Care, through its Behavioral Health Care Subcommittee, to study needs of patients found not guilty by reason thereof and persons found incompetent to stand trial. (Patron-Puller, SJR 324 (P))
Jurors; penalty when person attempts to corruptly influence. Adding  18.2-460.01. (Patron-Janis, HB 1754 (F); Bell, HB 2265 (F))
Jury panel; provisions for service by employed people. Amending 18.2-465.1. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2795 (Chapter 931))
Juveniles; if adjudicated delinquent of certain crimes, unlawful to possess firearms, etc., penalty. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2722 (Chapter 600))
Larceny; includes auto theft regardless of value of motor vehicle. Amending  18.2-95. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1179 (F))
Law-enforcement officials; person who gives false report thereto, penalty. Amending  18.2-461. (Patron-Mims, SB 833 (F))
Loitering; prohibited on certain bridges. Amending  46.2-930. (Patron-Athey, HB 2333 (F))
Machine guns; certification for transfer must be provided within 15 days. Amending  18.2-291, 18.2-292 and 18.2-295; adding 18.2-295.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1978 (F))
Menstrual extraction; performing without pregnancy test, penalty. Adding  18.2-76.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1841 (F))
Methamphetamine; manufacturing when person under age 18 is present, penalty. Amending  18.2-248; adding  18.2-248.02. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2438 (Chapter 923); Stolle, SB 1156 (Chapter 941))
Methamphetamine; unlawful manufacturing and distributing, penalty. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2504 (I) See HB2438)
Methamphetamine precursor chemicals; possession with intent to manufacture, penalty. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Tata, HB 1974 (Chapter 796); Carrico, HB 2437 (I) See HB1974; Obenshain, SB 1121 (Chapter 759))
Methamphetamine precursors; unlawful possession, penalty. Adding 18.2-248.8. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1950 (I) See HB1974)
Misdemeanor and felony violations; increase of fees. Amending 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.3, 17.1-275.4, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8 and 17.1-275.9. (Patron-Mims, SB 826 (F))
Misdemeanors; law-enforcement officer may transfer issuance of summons to full arrest if believes person will flee. Amending 19.2-74. (Patron-Mims, SB 1020 (F))
Misdemeanors; possession of warrant by law-enforcement officer not necessary when making arrest. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2808 (Chapter 435))
Mistaken Eyewitness Identification; Report of State Crime Commission (HJR 79, 2004). (HD 40)
Multijurisdiction grand jury; includes robbery within investigative functions. Amending  19.2-215.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1619 (F))
Obscene sexual display; penalty. Adding  18.2-387.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 2623 (Chapter 422))
Perjury; permits use of unsworn declarations, penalty. Amending 18.2-434; adding  8.01-4.3. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2652 (Chapter 423))
Prescription drugs; increases penalty for counterfeiting. Amending  18.2-247, 54.1-3457 and 54.1-3458. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1178 (F))
Pretrial motions and appeals; defense to file objections on speedy trial or double jeopardy grounds in writing seven days before trial. Amending  19.2-266.2 and 19.2-398. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1177 (Chapter 694))
Prisoners; escape from custody without violence, penalty. Amending  18.2-479. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1513 (Chapter 573))
Prisoners; illegal possession of cellular telephone, penalty. Adding  18.2-431.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 2213 (Chapter 171); Puckett, SB 940 (F))
Profane swearing and intoxication in public; penalty. Amending 18.2-388. (Patron-Howell, SB 40 (CD))
Pseudoephedrine; licensed pharmacist shall dispense, sell, etc., penalty. Adding  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1951 (F))
Reckless driving; restricted license. Amending  46.2-393. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1722 (Chapter 152))
School boards; policies on bullying, harassment and intimidation. Amending  22.1-208.01, 22.1-279.3:1 and 22.1-279.6. (Patron-Bell, HB 2266 (Chapter 461); Marshall, R.G., HB 2879 (Chapter 484))
School employees; data on convictions relating to felony or moral offense of applicants. Amending  22.1-296.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1272 (CD))
Sentencing guidelines; modification for use of methamphetamine. Adding  17.1-807. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 484 (CD); Obenshain, SB 1124 (F))
Sex crimes against children; allows evidence of defendant’s prior conviction thereof in similar case. Adding  19.2-270.7. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1280 (F))
Sex crimes against spouses; changes in provisions, penalty. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-805, 18.2-61, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-218.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-335 and 19.2-336; repealing  18.2-67.2:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2248 (Chapter 631))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; failure to register, penalty. Amending  9.1-907. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2089 (F); Athey, HB 2767 (I) See HB2836)
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; includes those who commit murder or attempted murder of child under age of 15. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1937 (I) See HB2836)
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; information published on Internet for duration of registration period. Amending  9.1-913. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2703 (I) See HB2836; Sherwood, HB 2838 (I) See HB2836)
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; licensed professionals to give notice of their registration to customers, clients or patients, penalty. Adding  9.1-914.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2463 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration procedures for non-resident child sex offenders. Amending 9.1-902. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1933 (I) See HB2836)
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration procedures for non-resident child sex offenders. Amending 9.1-902 and 9.1-905. (Patron-Brink, HB 1867 (I) See HB2836)
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration procedures for non-resident child sex offenders. Amending 9.1-902, 9.1-905, 9.1-907 and 9.1-913. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2836 (Chapter 603))
Sex offenders; numerous changes authorizing release of information to Attorney General. Amending  9.1-101, 19.2-389, 19.2-389.1, 37.1-70.1, 37.1-70.2, 37.1-70.4, 37.1-70.5, 37.1-70.6, 37.1-70.9, 37.1-70.10 and 37.1-70.13; adding  37.1-70.20. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1997 (Chapter 914))
Sexual abuse or neglect proceedings; use of hearsay statements by certain children. Adding  63.2-1522.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 868 (CD))
Sexual assault; applicability of mental incapacity and physical helplessness of complaining witness. Amending  18.2-67.10. (Patron-Marrs, HB 514 (CD))
Sexual assault; crime when committed on physically helpless person of any age. Amending  18.2-67.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 2247 (Chapter 406))
Sexual Assault, Response to and Prevention of; Report of Department of Health (SJR 131, 2004). (SD 18)
Sexual offenses; change in age limitation, penalty. Amending 18.2-370. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1170 (Chapter 762))
Sexual offenses; increase in penalty when against children by a parent or grandparent. Amending  18.2-67.3, 18.2-361, 18.2-370 and 18.2-370.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2564 (Chapter 185))
Sexual offenses; provisions, penalties. Amending  9.1-902, 15.2-1724, 16.1-272, 17.1-805, 18.2-62, 18.2-63, 18.2-67.5:2, 18.2-67.8, 18.2-345, 18.2-346, 18.2-346.1, 18.2-348, 18.2-356, 18.2-359, 18.2-360, 18.2-370, 18.2-370.1, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-371, 18.2-374.3, 19.2-268.2, 19.2-271.2, 19.2-299, 32.1-58, 32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 37.1-20.3, 37.1-183.3, 37.1-197.2, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1726 and 63.2-1727; adding  18.2-361.1; repealing  18.2-344. (Patron-Albo, HB 1054 (CD))
Sexually abnormal offense; who may conduct mental evaluation of person convicted. Amending  19.2-301. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1986 (F))
Shoplifting and employee theft; provisions for civil recovery. Amending  8.01-44.4. (Patron-Janis, HB 1616 (Chapter 142); Stolle, SB 1209 (Chapter 234))
Spousal support; application of orders when either party has committed fraud. Amending  20-74, 20-108, 20-109 and 20-112. (Patron-Griffith, HB 326 (CD))
Stalking; increase in penalty for subsequent offense within two year period. Amending  18.2-60.3. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2688 (F))
Student conduct; code regulations to include guidelines on bullying, harassment, and intimidation. Amending  22.1-279.6. (Patron-Johnson, HB 2171 (I) See HB2266)
Student conduct; code regulations to include guidelines on gang-related activity. Amending  22.1-279.6. (Patron-Albo, HB 1573 (Chapter 520))
Telephone or telegraph communications; interfering with emergency use thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-164. (Patron-Janis, HB 1618 (F))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitation to persons on National Do-Not-Call Registry, date change made consistent with federal regulations. Amending  59.1-514. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2055 (Chapter 296))
Terrorism hoax; reimbursement of expenses to locality or rescue squad. Amending  15.2-1716.1. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2667 (Chapter 479))
Terry stop; refusal to provide identification, penalty. Amending 18.2-460. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1643 (F))
Throwing objects from places higher than one story; penalty. Amending  18.2-51.3. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2308 (F))
Video or computer games; prohibits sale of those with violent content. Amending  18.2-390 and 18.2-391. (Patron-Amundson, HB 397 (CD))
Wages; employer who fails or refuses to pay is guilty of a misdemeanor or felony depending on value of wages earned. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2638 (Chapter 595))
Watercraft or motorboat; guilty of involuntary manslaughter while driving intoxicated, penalties. Amending  46.2-208 and 46.2-382; adding  18.2-36.2. (Patron-Janis, HB 1756 (Chapter 376))
Weapons; change of definition relating to certain firearms prohibited in public. Amending  18.2-287.4. (Patron-Cole, HB 1915 (Chapter 160))
Weapons; possession on child day center property, penalty. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Miller, SB 743 (F))
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