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CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Abortion; forced or coerced against will prohibited. Adding 18.2-71.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1665 (F))
Abortion; illegal upon overturning of Roe v. Wade. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2124 (F))
Abortion; informed consent thereto shall include determination by physician. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Cole, HB 2301 (F))
Abortion; prohibits those coerced and provides civil remedy. Adding  18.2-76.01. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2125 (F))
Abortion; requirement of ultrasound testing as part of informed consent. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Byron, HB 2808 (F))
Abortion or miscarriage; intent to produce or cause. Amending 18.2-71. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2648 (F))
Address Confidentiality Program; created. Amending  2.2-515.1; adding  2.2-515.2. (Patron-Ticer, SB 938 (Chapter 599))
Administrative license suspension; clarification thereof for DUI. Amending  46.2-391.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 2972 (F))
Adultery; definition. Amending  18.2-365. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1661 (F))
Alcohol to an underage person; person found guilty of shall have his license suspended six months. Amending  4.1-306. (Patron-Moran, HB 2860 (F))
Anesthesia for fetuses; doctors required to offer. Amending 18.2-76. (Patron-Cline, HB 2456 (F))
Assault and battery; adds conservators of the peace to definition in statute. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1233 (F))
Assault and battery; certain punishment if against law-enforcement officer. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Melvin, HB 3189 (F))
Assault and battery; definition of law-enforcement officer to include ABC agents. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2075 (F))
Assault and battery; enhanced penalty if committed against attorney for State. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2331 (F))
Assault and battery; person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if committed on school property. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1861 (F))
Assault and battery; person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if committed while bus driver is performing his duties. Amending 18.2-57. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1863 (F))
Assault and battery; second and third offense against a family or household member, penalty. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1924 (I) See HB1739)
Assault and battery; second and third offense against family or household member, penalty. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1739 (F))
Assault and battery against family member; deferred finding. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2575 (F); Englin, HB 2736 (F); Herring, SB 1247 (F))
Assault and battery on child; custody and visitation. Amending 20-124.3. (Patron-Englin, HB 2728 (F))
Automatic dialing-announcing devices; prohibits callers from using to make telephone call to health care provider, etc. Amending 59.1-200; adding  59.1-518.1 through 59.1-518.7; repealing 18.2-425.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 2561 (F))
Bingo games, certain; proceeds therefrom not to be included in determining gross receipts. Adding  18.2-340.30:1. (Patron-Colgan, SB 842 (Chapter 550))
Bingo jackpot games; organizations to sell and separately account therefor. Amending  18.2-340.33. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1179 (Chapter 790))
Birth certificates; fraudulent use. Amending  18.2-204.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2336 (F))
Boating under influence of alcohol; makes blood or breath testing consistent with that used for driving under influence. Amending  29.1-738.2. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1314 (Chapter 168))
Capital murder; includes premeditated killing of justice or judge. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Hurt, HB 1018 (CD))
Capital murder; includes premeditated killing of person assisting in criminal investigation. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1311 (CD))
Capital murder; includes premeditated killing of witness in criminal case. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2347 (Chapter 844))
Capital murder; premeditated killing of a judge or justice. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2750 (Chapter 845))
Capital murder; premeditated killing of judge or witness, redefinition thereof. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1116 (Chapter 846))
Capital murder; sentencing of juvenile convicted thereof. Amending  16.1-272. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2053 (Chapter 460))
Charitable gaming; definition of instant bingo, pull tabs, seal cards, and regulation of suppliers thereof. Amending 18.2-340.16 and 18.2-340.34. (Patron-Suit, HB 1998 (Chapter 264))
Charitable gaming; regulation of bingo callers. Amending 18.2-340.33 and 18.2-340.34:1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 3078 (Chapter 226))
Charitable gaming; regulation of charitable small card tournaments. Amending  18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.22, 18.2-340.33, and 18.2-340.34:1; adding  18.2-340.28:1. (Patron-Reid, HB 387 (CD))
Charitable gaming; reports of gross receipts and disbursements. Amending  18.2-340.30. (Patron-Potts, SB 769 (Chapter 541))
Charitable gaming; use of pull tabs and seal cards. Amending 18.2-340.26:1. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2389 (Chapter 196))
Charitable Gaming, Department of; adds athletic associations and booster clubs to definitions and authorized to sell instant bingo, etc., as fund-raising event. Amending  18.2-340.16; adding  18.2-340.26:2. (Patron-Potts, SB 1154 (P))
Charitable Gaming, Department of; required to complete a training course in order to be registered as bingo caller. Amending 18.2-340.34:1. (Patron-Reid, HB 3140 (Chapter 347))
Child abuse; ingestion of drugs by pregnant woman, penalty. Amending  18.2-371.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2337 (F))
Child pornography; seizure and forfeiture of equipment. Amending 19.2-120 and 19.2-386.31. (Patron-Bell, HB 2980 (Chapter 134); Obenshain, SB 1239 (Chapter 386))
Child pornography cases; venue. Amending  18.2-374.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2968 (Chapter 418))
Children; broadens list of sex offenses prohibiting proximity thereto. Amending  18.2-10, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-370.3, and 18.2-370.4. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2175 (F))
Children; expands current crime of taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending  18.2-370 and 18.2-370.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1698 (F); Shannon, HB 2578 (I) See HB1698)
Children; expands scope of rape shield statute to include prosecutions for taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending 18.2-67.7. (Patron-Shannon, HB 3085 (Chapter 890))
Children; penalty for object penetration when victim is less than 10 years of age. Amending  18.2-67.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1794 (F))
Children; penalty for sexual abuse against a child. Amending 9.1-902; adding  18.2-67.4:2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2068 (Chapter 463))
Children; unlawful to leave unattended in vehicle. Adding 46.2-116. (Patron-Albo, HB 2146 (F))
Church or public school building; arson of any unoccupied, penalty. Amending  18.2-77. (Patron-Nutter, HB 429 (CD))
Civilian surveillance; Class 1 misdemeanor if person engages in without legal authority. Adding  18.2-130.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2488 (F))
Cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine; exclusion from drug first-offender deferral and dismissal consideration. Amending 18.2-251. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2110 (I) See HB2481)
Computer Crimes Act; definition of value to include costs of production, etc. Amending  18.2-152.2. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2619 (F))
Computer fraud; occurs if person converts or copies property of another without authorization. Amending  18.2-152.3. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2565 (F))
Computer trespass; adds spyware to crimes. Amending  18.2-152.4. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2353 (Chapter 483))
Concealed handgun permits; adds retired credentialed intelligence agents of armed forces or civilian agencies of government to those exempted from fees. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2573 (F))
Concealed handgun permits; certain applicants not required to submit fingerprints. Amending  15.2-915.3 and 18.2-308. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2106 (Chapter 272))
Concealed handgun permits; recognition of out-of-state permits. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2235 (F))
Concealed handguns; allows certain State Police officer who leaves in good standing to carry. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2231 (F))
Concealed handguns; person to inform law-enforcement officer of his possession thereof. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2405 (F))
Concealed handguns; retired law-enforcement officers in favorable review to carry. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2413 (Chapter 408))
Concealed weapons; amends provisions relating thereto. Amending 17.1-406, 18.2-57.3, 18.2-287.4, 18.2-308, 18.2-308.1, and 22.1-277.07; adding  18.2-307.01 through 18.2-307.7 and 18.2-308.01; repealing second enactment of Chapter 886, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2652 (F))
Concealed weapons; creates new exemption to general prohibition against carrying. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2406 (F))
Concealed weapons; judges may carry without permit. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Janis, HB 2593 (F))
Concealed weapons; officer of State Police to carry while on active duty with reserve forces of United States military. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Cox, HB 1988 (Chapter 455))
Concealment of dead body; prohibition against, penalty. Adding 18.2-323.02. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1777 (Chapter 436); Barlow, HB 2712 (I) See HB1777)
Conservators of the peace, special; authorized by locality to use flashing blue lights in vehicles. Amending  18.2-175, 46.2-1022, and 46.2-1023. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2899 (F))
Conservators of the peace, special; conviction of Class 1 misdemeanor to prevent person from becoming. Amending  19.2-13. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1319 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HJR 29 (CD); Jones, D.C., HJR 680 (F); Miller, SJR 15 (CD); Miller, SJR 307 (F))
Constitutional rights; inquiries into exercise thereof. Adding 18.2-511.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 3108 (F); Hanger, SB 1405 (F))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act (CRESPA); prohibits felons from acting as settlement agent thereunder. Amending 6.1-2.21. (Patron-Williams, SB 745 (Chapter 898))
Credit card application; person with intent to defraud in name of another. Amending  18.2-195.2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1019 (F))
Credit reports; individual who is victim of identity theft may freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Puller, SB 805 (F))
Cruelty to animals; Class 6 felony for any person to willfully and unnecessarily cause death thereof. Amending  3.1-796.122. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2081 (F))
Cruelty to animals; penalty if maliciously deprives animal of food, drink, shelter, or veterinary treatment. Amending 3.1-796.122. (Patron-Albo, HB 1900 (Chapter 743))
Death penalty; abolishes from all Class 1 felonies committed on or after July 1, 2007. Amending  8.01-195.10, 8.01-654, 17.1-310, 18.2-8, 18.2-10, 18.2-22, 18.2-25, 19.2-100, 19.2-102, 19.2-120, 19.2-152.2, 19.2-157, 19.2-159, 19.2-163, 19.2-270.4:1, 19.2-319, 19.2-321.2, 19.2-327.1, 19.2-327.2, and 19.2-327.3; repealing  8.01-654.1, 8.01-654.2, 17.1-313, 17.1-406, 18.2-17, 19.2-163.7, 19.2-163.8, 19.2-264.2 through 19.2-264.5, and 53.1-232 through 53.1-236. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1960 (F))
Detoxification center programs; locality to assess fee following conviction of certain crimes. Adding  9.1-164.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1249 (F))
Disorderly conduct in public places; prosecution thereof to include utterance or display of words or conduct. Amending  18.2-415. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2515 (F))
Disorderly house; unlawful for any person to keep, maintain, operate or to visit. Adding  18.2-415.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1774 (F))
Divorce; assault and battery against family member constitutes immediate grounds. Amending  20-91. (Patron-Moran, HB 2862 (F))
DMV fees; assessment thereof on certain drivers. Adding 46.2-206.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2257 (I) See HB2376; Rust, HB 2376 (F))
Dog collar; person guilty of misdemeanor if takes an electronic or radio transmitting collar from dog without permission of owner. Adding  18.2-97.1. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2365 (Chapter 484); Stolle, SB 1180 (Chapter 721))
Dogs; Class 3 misdemeanor to tether, fasten, etc., to stationary object. Adding  3.1-796.68:1. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2242 (F))
Domestic assault case; unavailability of deferred proceedings for previously convicted felons. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1680 (F))
Driver’s license; driving after forfeiture of licensure for DUI conviction, penalty. Amending  18.2-272. (Patron-Albo, HB 1890 (Chapter 258))
Driver’s license; makes violation of various restrictions primary offense for those under 19 years old. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1040 (F))
Driver’s license; notice of revocation. Amending  18.2-272. (Patron-Watts, HB 2289 (F); Herring, SB 1262 (F))
Driver’s license, restricted; allows judge to issue to person for purpose of driving to religious services. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2249 (F))
Driver’s license, restricted; person, designated by court, may drive in pursuit of health care services for person residing in household. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 886 (Chapter 553))
Driver’s license, restricted; person may drive in pursuit of health care services for person residing in household. Amending 18.2-271.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2266 (Chapter 194))
Driver’s license, restricted; voluntary revocation. Amending 18.2-271.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1892 (F))
Driver’s licenses; DMV not to issue to persons convicted of driving under influence unless have proof of motor vehicle insurance. Amending  46.2-316. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2518 (Chapter 496))
Driver’s licenses; operating vehicle with suspended license, penalty. Amending  46.2-301 and 46.2-302. (Patron-Stolle, SB 392 (CD))
Driving under influence of alcohol; admissibility of breath test certificate. Amending  18.2-268.9. (Patron-Shannon, HB 3086 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; conviction based on blood alcohol concentration. Amending  18.2-266, 18.2-266.1, and 18.2-269. (Patron-Albo, HB 3049 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; increases penalty if eluding police. Amending  46.2-817. (Patron-Cox, HB 1987 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; person convicted thereof three times in 10 years shall be permanently revoked. Amending 46.2-391. (Patron-Cline, HB 2454 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; plea agreements in case which resulted in physical injury to victim. Amending  19.2-11.01. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1355 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; suspension of driver’s license pending appeal of conviction. Amending  46.2-389. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1686 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; prohibits driving of only a motor vehicle following a conviction thereto. Amending 4.1-333, 8.01-44.5, 15.2-1716, 18.2-259.1, 18.2-266, 18.2-268.10, 18.2-269, 18.2-271, 18.2-271.1, and 18.2-272. (Patron-Hall, HB 2748 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; term inference replaces presumption relating to alleged offense. Amending 18.2-269, 29.1-738.3, and 46.2-341.27. (Patron-Moran, HB 1204 (CD); Norment, SB 471 (CD))
Driving without a license; enhanced penalties for persons convicted multiple times. Amending  46.2-300. (Patron-Cline, HB 2453 (I) See HB3122)
Driving without a license; enhanced penalty for persons convicted of second offense. Amending  46.2-300. (Patron-Rust, HB 3122 (Chapter 532))
Drug first-offender deferral and dismissal consideration; exclusion of certain drugs. Amending  18.2-251. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2481 (F))
Drug or alcohol content of blood; post-arrest testing. Amending 18.2-268.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 2974 (F))
Drug test; use of synthetic urine to defeat. Adding 46.2-341.18:2. (Patron-Fralin, HB 3023 (Chapter 422))
Drug Treatment Courts; restricts use thereof to cases involving possession of drugs or marijuana. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2971 (F))
Drunk driving; mandatory minimum jail time for third offense. Amending  18.2-270. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2329 (F))
Drunk driving; subsequent offense. Amending  18.2-270. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2875 (F))
Electronic mail; failure to warn that sexually explicit visual material contained therein. Adding  18.2-152.3:2. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 292 (CD); Cuccinelli, SB 814 (F))
Emergency medical services personnel; required to report child abuse or neglect. Amending  32.1-111.4 and 63.2-1509. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 598 (CD))
Extortion; withholding immigration document. Amending  18.2-59. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1921 (Chapter 453); Albo, HB 2264 (I) See HB1921; Ebbin, HB 2924 (I) See HB1921; O’Brien, SB 1027 (I) See SB815; Howell, SB 1227 (I) See SB815)
False medical claim; increases civil penalty for attempt to defraud State. Amending  8.01-216.3, 8.01-216.5, 8.01-216.6, 8.01-216.9, 32.1-312, and 32.1-313. (Patron-Williams, SB 1183 (Chapter 569))
Felonies; those considered accessories after the fact. Amending 18.2-19. (Patron-Wright, HB 2162 (F))
Felons; employer responsibility to give notice when certain offenders work near children. Adding  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Caputo, HB 3124 (F))
Feticide; penalty. Amending  18.2-32.2. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1631 (F))
Firearms; crime to knowingly possess while in unlawful possession of controlled substance or marijuana. Amending  18.2-308.4. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2526 (F))
Firearms; discharging towards subdivision or towards any person or structure. Amending  15.2-1113.1, 15.2-1210, 18.2-56.1, and 18.2-286. (Patron-Janis, HB 3109 (F))
Firearms; illegal conveyance. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2653 (Chapter 509))
Firearms; possession by persons under age 18. Amending 18.2-308.7. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2768 (F))
Firearms; possession thereof following certain criminal convictions. Amending  19.2-386.28; adding  18.2-308.1:6. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 3000 (F))
Firearms; possession thereof in residences of mentally ill persons. Adding  18.2-309.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2811 (F))
Firearms; prohibits possession thereof at a child day center. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Howell, SB 1364 (F))
Firearms; prohibits possession thereof on Capitol Square. Adding 18.2-287.5. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2900 (F))
Firearms on school property; increases penalty for pneumatic weapons. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1866 (F))
Firearms on school property; misdemeanor to possess pneumatic weapons thereon. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 3013 (F))
Forfeiture of office; person convicted required to register on Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Amending 24.2-231. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1625 (Chapter 175))
Fraudulent credit card application; false statements to obtain property or credit. Amending  18.2-186 and 18.2-195.2. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2772 (Chapter 518))
Freedom of Information Act; access by persons civilly committed under Sexually Violent Predators Act. Amending  2.2-3703. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1790 (Chapter 438))
Game wardens; changes name to conservation police officer. Amending  3.1-1029, 9.1-101, 9.1-400, 9.1-500, 9.1-801, 18.2-51.1, 18.2-283.1, 18.2-287.01, 18.2-308, 29.1-200, 29.1-201, 29.1-204, 29.1-205, 29.1-207, 29.1-208, 29.1-212, 29.1-213, 29.1-217, 29.1-218, 29.1-300.2, 29.1-337, 29.1-349, 29.1-355, 29.1-516, 29.1-517, 29.1-521.3, 29.1-530, 29.1-539, 29.1-548, 29.1-552, 29.1-553, 29.1-556, 29.1-739, 29.1-739.1, 29.1-739.2, 29.1-745, 51.1-212, and 65.2-402.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1867 (Chapter 87))
Gang prevention activities; joint subcommittee to study availability and efficacy thereof and potential funding opportunities. (Patron-Miller, SJR 419 (F))
Gangs; add to list predicate acts for determination of membership status. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1775 (F))
Gangs; definition of predicate criminal act. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 876 (F))
Gangs; definition of predicate criminal act to determine membership therein. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2524 (Chapter 499))
Gangs; punishment for defacing or destroying any war memorial. Amending  18.2-137. (Patron-Albo, HB 1896 (F))
Gangs; verification of immigration status upon conviction of crime. Adding  18.2-46.3:4. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1460 (CD); Marsden, HB 3006 (F))
Gangs and terrorism crimes; prosecution of those committing. Amending  2.2-511 and 18.2-46.5. (Patron-Albo, HB 2429 (Chapter 409))
Handguns; possession by certain persons who had parental rights terminated. Adding  18.2-308.2:02. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2998 (F))
Hotel or restaurant services; failure to pay charges, penalty. Amending  18.2-188. (Patron-Bell, HB 2960 (F))
Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report. Amending  18.2-374.1; adding  18.2-76.3 through 18.2-76.9. (Patron-Suit, HB 1827 (I) See HB1921)
Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report. Amending  18.2-513; adding  18.2-76.3 through 18.2-76.17 and 19.2-386.32. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2551 (F))
Human trafficking; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Ebbin, HJR 682 (F))
Hunters; required to identify himself when retrieving hunting dogs from landowner’s property. Amending  18.2-136. (Patron-Landes, HB 2531 (Chapter 658); Deeds, SB 884 (Chapter 145))
Identity theft; clarification in reference to person who may be victim thereof. Amending  18.2-186.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1795 (Chapter 441))
Identity theft; notification of breach of information system. Adding  18.2-186.6. (Patron-Brink, HB 995 (CD); Lingamfelter, HB 1154 (CD); Brink, HB 2140 (F); Howell, SB 1224 (F))
Ignition interlock; installation in vehicle, and loss of restricted license. Amending  18.2-270.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 3098 (Chapter 686))
Illegal alien; person who conceals or shields guilty of felony. Adding  18.2-511.1. (Patron-Reid, HB 2622 (F))
Illegal aliens; it is unlawful to be in Virginia if in United States illegally. Amending  19.2-81.6; adding  18.2-504.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 1970 (F))
Illegal aliens; possession of firearms. Amending  18.2-308.2:01. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2751 (F))
Illegal aliens; presence unlawful in State, penalty. Amending 19.2-81.6; adding  18.2-504.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 1918 (I) See HB1970)
Immigrants; extortion thereof. Amending  18.2-59. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 815 (Chapter 547))
Incapacitated adults; increases penalties for certain crimes against. Amending  18.2-369. (Patron-Cline, HB 2459 (Chapter 653); O’Brien, SB 1025 (Chapter 562))
Indecent language; use thereof via computer with intent to harass, etc. Amending  18.2-427. (Patron-Cline, HB 2455 (F))
Insanity, not guilty by reason of; petition for temporary visit. Amending  19.2-182.4. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 35 (CD))
Intoxication in public; penalty. Amending  18.2-388. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 833 (F))
Labor and Industry, Commissioner of; reporting suspected employment misclassification and fraud. Adding  40.1-28.7:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2217 (F))
Larceny; charging of crime. Amending  19.2-223. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2771 (F))
Larceny; person who uses a computer to commit fraud. Adding 18.2-152.6:1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2321 (F))
Larceny, aggravated; person who commits assault or assault and battery while in commission thereof. Adding  18.2-109.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2775 (F))
Law-enforcement facilities; prohibits possession of weapons therein except by officers. Adding  18.2-283.2. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1007 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; increases penalty for impersonating. Amending  18.2-174. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1802 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; removal of their land records from Internet. Amending  18.2-186.4. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1282 (Chapter 736))
Law-enforcement officers; training related to sexual assault cases. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Bell, HB 1336 (CD))
License plates, special; those convicted of DUI to use yellow license plates. Amending  18.2-270; adding  46.2-726.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2907 (F))
Littering on highways; person convicted to perform minimum of 30 hours of community service. Amending  33.1-346. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1869 (F))
Local community-based probation services; makes numerous technical changes throughout the Code. Amending  2.2-3706, 2.2-3711, 4.1-305, 9.1-173 through 9.1-183, 9.1-185.4, 9.1-186.4, 16.1-305, 18.2-55, 18.2-57.3, 18.2-64.2, 18.2-67.4, 18.2-251, 18.2-251.01, 18.2-252, 18.2-254, 18.2-254.1, 19.2-80.2, 19.2-152.2 through 19.2-152.7, 19.2-299.2, 19.2-303.3, 19.2-389.1, 19.2-390.01, and 30-19.1:4. (Patron-Moran, HB 2858 (Chapter 133))
Loitering; prohibited in the rights-of-way of certain highways. Amending  46.2-930. (Patron-Watts, HB 2286 (F))
Looting; defines and sets punishment. Adding  18.2-94.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2586 (F))
Marijuana; punishes for possession thereof on school grounds as Class 1 misdemeanor. Amending  18.2-250.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1857 (F))
Marijuana charges; expungement of records. Amending  18.2-251 and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2778 (F); Lucas, SB 1048 (F))
Marijuana or controlled substances; loss of driver’s license for possession. Amending  18.2-259.1. (Patron-Rapp, HB 2596 (F))
Methamphetamine; manufacturing, selling, giving, and distributing thereof. Adding  18.2-248.03. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2324 (F); Obenshain, SB 1234 (F))
Methamphetamine precursors; electronic log. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Deeds, SB 879 (F); Edwards, SB 978 (F))
Minors; penalty for carnal knowledge of certain. Amending 18.2-64.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1759 (F))
Misdemeanor and felony fixed fees; increase thereof. Amending 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1 through 17.1-275.4, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8, and 17.1-275.9. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2644 (F))
Misdemeanor cases; law-enforcement officer may issue summons or arrest person. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2943 (F))
Misdemeanors; local fee upon conviction to be deposited in fund for law-enforcement training. Amending  16.1-69.48:1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2170 (F))
Motor vehicle; unlawful entry into. Adding  18.2-146.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2964 (F))
Murder; when committed in presence of a minor is guilty of separate offense. Adding  18.2-32.3. (Patron-Marsh, SB 921 (F))
National Firearms Act; Superintendent of Department of State Police to certify transfer and registration thereto. Adding 18.2-295.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2588 (F))
Novelty cigarette lighters; sale or purchase by persons under age 18, penalty. Adding  18.2-371.4. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1728 (F))
Nursing homes; notification to residents, etc., of sex offenders residing in facility. Amending  9.1-914 and 32.1-127. (Patron-Griffith, HB 415 (CD))
Obstruction of justice; failure to call when criminal act has occurred. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2713 (F))
Obstruction of justice; how crime is charged. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2947 (Chapter 220))
Obstruction of justice; person who threatens attorney of State guilty of felony. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2332 (Chapter 282))
Pocket knives on school property; amends exception that allows person to carry. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2769 (F))
Potomac River; restores jurisdictional provision of Maryland-Virginia Compact. Amending  28.2-1001. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2938 (F))
Preliminary hearing; required for person accused of a felony. Amending  19.2-218. (Patron-Albo, HB 1901 (F))
Probation and suspended sentence; violations thereof considered misdemeanor charge. Amending  18.2-479 and 19.2-306. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2756 (F))
Protective orders; increases penalty for second offense for violation thereof. Amending  16.1-253.2 and 19.2-120. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1982 (Chapter 745); Obenshain, SB 1237 (Chapter 923))
Public school contract employees; requires school boards to obtain data on convictions of certain crimes. Amending  22.1-296.1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1038 (I) See SB1346)
Public transportation; prohibits trespassing thereon, penalty. Adding  18.2-160.2. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2055 (Chapter 461))
Puncturing of motor vehicle tires; authorizes law-enforcement officers to utilize devices designed therefor. Amending 18.2-147.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1785 (Chapter 437))
Reckless driving; person must attend alcohol safety action program if driver’s license suspended. Amending  46.2-392. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1708 (Chapter 432))
Reckless driving; raises speed that constitutes regardless of speed limit. Amending  46.2-862. (Patron-Ruff, SB 801 (F))
Registered voter; unlawful to knowingly communicate false information thereto. Adding  24.2-1005.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1835 (Chapter 313))
Running a red light; punishable as reckless driving. Amending 46.2-833. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2761 (I) See HB2587)
School boards; contractor to provide certification that all employees have not been convicted of a felony. Amending 22.1-296.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1707 (Chapter 431); Newman, SB 1346 (Chapter 245))
School boards; developing policies to encourage parents to participate in child’s education without harassing school employees. Amending  22.1-79.3. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2657 (F))
Search and Rescue Training and Response Program, and Search and Rescue Advisory Council; created. Amending  18.2-51.1 and 65.2-101; adding  44-146.41 through 44-146.46. (Patron-Bell, HB 1348 (CD))
Secure juvenile facility or detention home; punishment for certain offenses committed within. Amending  18.2-477.2. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2890 (Chapter 521))
Security and Immigration Compliance Act; public bodies and contractors who intend to contract to register and participate in Basic Pilot Program. Amending  18.2-59, 58.1-322, and 58.1-402; adding  2.2-4308.2, 9.1-150.5, and 19.2-83.2. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2826 (F))
Self defense; person is justified using physical force when person enters dwelling unlawfully. Adding  18.2-91.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1626 (F); Cline, HB 2458 (I) See HB1626; Puckett, SB 1222 (F))
Sex offender registration; offender to include any electronic mail address and instant messaging screen name that he will use. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-903, 9.1-904, 9.1-912, 18.2-374.1, 18.2-374.1:1, and 18.2-374.3; repealing  18.2-374.1:2. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2749 (Chapter 759); McDougle, SB 1071 (Chapter 823))
Sex Offender Registry; adds to list of those offenses requiring registration. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2755 (F))
Sex Offender Registry; clarifies person convicted of attempt or conspiracy to commit registrable offense must register. Amending  9.1-901, 9.1-902, 9.1-903, 9.1-907, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, and 18.2-63. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1065 (Chapter 718))
Sex Offender Registry; nursing homes, etc., to register with Department of State Police to receive automatic notification of offenders within same zip code area. Amending  9.1-914, 32.1-127, and 63.2-1732. (Patron-Bell, HB 2345 (Chapter 119); Howell, SB 1229 (Chapter 164))
Sex Offender Registry; requirement for persons not guilty by reason of insanity. Amending  9.1-901. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1923 (Chapter 744))
Sex Offender Registry; requires persons convicted of certain crimes to register. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2107 (F))
Sex Offender Registry; revocation of probation or parole if person is convicted of failure to register. Amending  9.1-902 and 18.2-472.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2571 (F))
Sex offender treatment offices; prohibited in certain residential areas. (Patron-Athey, HB 2776 (Chapter 878))
Sex offenders; prohibits certain employment or volunteer activity, penalty. Adding  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 1557 (CD))
Sex Offenses and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registrants to submit along with information e-mail address. Amending 9.1-903 and 9.1-904. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2185 (I) See HB2749)
Sexual battery; manner by which is committed. Amending  18.2-67.4. (Patron-Landes, HB 2535 (F))
Sexual Offender Monitoring, Implementation of; Report of Secretary of Public Safety and Superintendent of State Police (Item 414 H2, Chapter 3, 2006 Sp. I Acts). (HD 8)
Sexual offenses; creates number of new crimes labeled indecent liberties against child with new victim age classifications. Amending  9.1-902, 16.1-272, 17.1-805, 18.2-62, 18.2-67.5:2, 18.2-67.8, 18.2-370, 18.2-370.2, 19.2-268.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303, 32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 37.2-314, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1726, and 63.2-1727; repealing  18.2-370.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2279 (F))
Sexual offenses; enhanced punishment for second and subsequent offenses against victims under age 13. Amending  18.2-67.5:3; adding  18.2-67.5:4. (Patron-Janis, HB 2592 (F))
Sexual offenses; evidence of defendant’s commission of another offense is admissible. Adding  18.2-67.7:1, 18.2-67.7:2, and 18.2-67.7:3. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1966 (F))
Sexual offenses; if convicted of offense, prohibited to reside in proximity to children. Adding  18.2-370.5; repealing 18.2-370.3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2404 (F))
Sexual offenses; notify defendant prior to punishment for subsequent offenses. Amending  18.2-67.5:3. (Patron-Janis, HB 2591 (Chapter 506))
Sexual offenses; prohibiting entry of those convicted onto school property, penalty. Amending  16.1-241; adding  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Bell, HB 2344 (Chapter 284); Norment, SB 927 (Chapter 370))
Sexual offenses; raises penalty for use of communications systems when involving children. Amending  18.2-374.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 2979 (F))
Sexually abnormal offense; who may conduct mental evaluation of person convicted thereof. Amending  19.2-301. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1793 (Chapter 440))
Sexually violent predators; alternative to indeterminate civil commitment. Amending  37.2-908. (Patron-Hanger, SB 679 (CD))
Sexually violent predators; conviction for bestiality qualifies person for civil commitment. Amending  37.2-900. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1792 (F))
Sexually violent predators; Department of Corrections and Attorney General to examine feasibility of treatment and housing for conditional release thereof. Adding  37.2-921. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1203 (V))
Sexually violent predators; if convicted of sex offense will be referred to Commitment Review Committee. Amending  37.2-903; adding  37.2-905.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2672 (F))
Smoking; guilty of a misdemeanor if in certain proximity to gas pumps. Adding  46.2-819.4. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1653 (Chapter 848))
Smoking; guilty of a misdemeanor if in certain proximity to medical oxygen source in health care facility. Adding  18.2-511.1. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1652 (Chapter 430))
Speeding; increases minimum fine if driving over 20 miles of speed limit. Amending  46.2-947. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2763 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalty therefor if victim is a minor. Amending  18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 2828 (F))
Stalking; increases penalty for second conviction. Amending 18.2-60.3. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1864 (F))
Stalking; penalty when protective orders in effect. Amending 18.2-60.3 and 18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2253 (I) See HB1864)
Statutory rape; provides penalty therefor. Amending  18.2-61. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1841 (F))
Stun weapons; eliminates references to tasers throughout Code. Amending  18.2-57.02, 18.2-283.1, 18.2-287.01, 18.2-308.1, 18.2-308.2, 19.2-386.28, and 19.2-386.29. (Patron-Moran, HB 2853 (Chapter 519))
Telephone party lines; repeal of punishments for misuse. Amending 18.2-426; repealing  18.2-424 and 18.2-425. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2126 (Chapter 467))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for benefits if convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 2612 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 835 (F); Ticer, SB 934 (I) See SB835)
Tethering of animals; makes certain acts associated therewith Class 3 misdemeanor. Amending  3.1-796.66; adding  3.1-796.68:1 and 3.1-796.68:2. (Patron-Alexander, HB 2098 (F))
Trespass; knowledge that entry was forbidden. Amending  18.2-23 and 18.2-119. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1120 (F))
Triggerman rule; eliminates that only actual perpetrator of capital murder is eligible for death penalty. Amending  18.2-18. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 782 (CD))
Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof. Amending  18.2-18. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2348 (V); Obenshain, SB 1288 (V))
Unborn child; unintentionally causing miscarriage or stillbirth thereof punishable as felony. Adding  18.2-36.3. (Patron-Landes, HB 2532 (F))
Unsolicited bulk electronic messages; changes scope of State’s spam law. Amending  18.2-152.2, 18.2-152.3:1, and 18.2-152.12. (Patron-Bell, HB 2973 (F))
Victim of crime; definition to include stalking. Amending 19.2-368.2. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2254 (F))
Victims of driving under influence of alcohol; Transportation Board to provide for installation of highway signs in memory of persons killed in accidents. Amending  33.1-206.1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2340 (F))
Video games; displaying rating symbols of certain. Adding 18.2-385.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 368 (CD))
Violation of right-of-way; guilty of reckless driving if cause death of another. Adding  46.2-863.1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 909 (F))
Watercraft; maiming of another resulting from operating thereof while intoxicated. Amending  19.2-187.02; adding  18.2-51.5. (Patron-Bell, HB 2978 (Chapter 679); Norment, SB 1130 (Chapter 379))
Zoning ordinances; raises maximum misdemeanor penalty for violation thereof. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Rust, HB 307 (CD))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07