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CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Abduction and kidnapping; definition. Amending  18.2-47 and 18.2-513. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2016 (Chapter 662))
Abuse or neglect proceedings; videotaped statement. Adding 18.2-67.9:1 and 18.2-67.9:2. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 953 (CD))
Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2227 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; changes penalty for underage possession. Amending  4.1-305. (Patron-Norment, SB 601 (CD))
Alcoholic beverages; Class 3 misdemeanor when person permits underage person to consume. Adding  4.1-305.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2087 (F); Lucas, SB 1341 (F))
Animal control officers; inclusion thereof in classification of law-enforcement officers. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Bell, HB 2393 (Chapter 242))
Animals as prizes and gifts; Class 3 misdemeanor to raffle, give away, offer for sale as novelty. Amending  3.2-6500 and 3.2-6510. (Patron-Englin, HB 2377 (F))
Assault and battery; authority to defer and dismiss against family or household member. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2498 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when against campus police officer. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Cline, HB 2633 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when against family or household member who is protected by provisions of protective orders. Amending  18.2-57.2, 19.2-151, and 37.2-506. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2489 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when against physician, etc., while performing duties in emergency room. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Peace, HB 2436 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers. Amending 18.2-57. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2492 (F); Howell, SB 951 (Chapter 257))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court may order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available for treatment, education programs, etc., therefor. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1300 (Chapter 313))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court to order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1908 (Chapter 347))
Automatic dialing-announcing devices; prohibits callers from using to make a commercial telephone solicitation unless subscriber has requested, etc. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-518.1 through 59.1-518.4; repealing  18.2-425.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 910 (Chapter 699))
Bad checks; attorneys for State to establish programs that allow persons to avoid prosecution. Amending  18.2-181. (Patron-Watkins, SB 364 (CD))
Battery of teacher, principal, etc.; increases mandatory minimum term of person convicted thereof. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1764 (F))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Norment, SB 1409 (V))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers, auxiliary deputy sheriffs, as well as fire marshals and assistant fire marshals with police powers, to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Pogge, HB 2638 (V))
Capital murder; adds uncompensated auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Poisson, HB 2585 (I) See HB2638)
Cemeteries; those on private property may be required to register. Adding  15.2-977. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1450 (Chapter 718))
Charitable gaming; allows proceeds to be used for expenses relating to acquisition, etc., in real or personal property involved in operation of organization, etc. Amending  18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.31, and 18.2-340.33. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2025 (F))
Charitable gaming; prohibited acts, exceptions. Amending 18.2-340.27 and 18.2-340.33. (Patron-Gear, HB 2053 (F))
Charitable gaming; raises permit exemption threshold for volunteer fire departments or rescue squads, etc. Amending  18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.23, and 18.2-340.24. (Patron-Lewis, HB 2595 (Chapter 121))
Charitable gaming; use of proceeds. Amending  18.2-340.19. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1702 (F); Stolle, SB 1518 (F))
Charitable Gaming, Division of; qualified organization to conduct raffle commonly referred to as fifty-fifty raffle subject to certain limitations. Amending  18.2-340.26. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1121 (F))
Child abuse and neglect; clarifies that local school board must take reasonable steps to determine whether certain applicant was subject of founded case thereof. Amending  22.1-296.4. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1679 (Chapter 58))
Child pornography; venue for prosecution where unlawful act thereof is produced, stored, received, etc. Amending  18.2-374.1:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2397 (Chapter 379))
Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. Adding  18.2-320.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1192 (CD))
Civil commitment of sexually violent predators; makes a number of changes including access to sealed records, etc. Amending 16.1-69.55, 16.1-300, 16.1-305, 37.2-900, 37.2-901 through 37.2-906, 37.2-907, 37.2-908, 37.2-909, 37.2-911 through 37.2-914, 37.2-918, and 53.1-32. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1843 (Chapter 740))
Code of Student Conduct; bullying, harassment, and intimidation for Board of Education to include in its model policy, including by use of electronic means. Amending  22.1-279.6. (Patron-Englin, HB 1624 (Chapter 431))
Commercial goods or services; obtaining or attempting to obtain without payment, penalty. Adding  18.2-188.2. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1208 (F))
Common Interest Community Board; allowed to assess a monetary penalty paid to Common Interest Community Management Information Fund against person who files complaint if determined to be without merit with intent to harass person or entity. Amending  54.1-2351 and 54.1-2352. (Patron-Watts, HB 1900 (F))
Community services board; removes provision allowing employment of person convicted of assault and battery of a family member. Amending  37.2-506. (Patron-Cline, HB 2288 (F); Barker, SB 1228 (F))
Concealed handgun permit applications; protects from public disclosure access to personal information of permittees. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Nutter, HB 982 (CD); Nutter, HB 2144 (Chapter 235))
Concealed handgun permits; amends various processes, procedures, and requirements for obtaining a permit. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1734 (F))
Concealed handgun permits; completion of firearms training or safety course conducted by state-certified, etc., firearms instructor may be done electronically or on-line. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1528 (Chapter 780))
Concealed handgun permits; no locality may require a person previously issued a permit to submit to fingerprinting for a new permit. Amending  15.2-915.3 and 18.2-308. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1748 (F))
Concealed handgun permits; protects from public disclosure access to personal information of permittees. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Houck, SB 529 (CD))
Concealed handguns; prohibits person from carrying onto premises of restaurants or clubs from consuming an alcoholic beverage. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1821 (F); Hanger, SB 1035 (V))
Concealed handguns; when permit from reciprocal State, person shall have permit at all times when carrying. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Marsh, SB 1254 (F))
Conservators of the peace, special; those employed by locality authorized to use flashing blue lights in their vehicles. Amending  18.2-175, 46.2-1022, and 46.2-1023. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1801 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Hall, HJR 182 (CD); Dance, HJR 623 (F); Ware, O., HJR 628 (F); Tyler, HJR 656 (I) See HJR628; Morrissey, HJR 664 (F); BaCote, HJR 677 (F); Hall, HJR 726 (F); Miller, Y.B., SJR 7 (CD); Miller, Y.B., SJR 273 (F); McEachin, SJR 354 (F))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibits fraudulent acts by a supplier involving residential real property to avoid foreclosure charges. Amending  59.1-200.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2261 (Chapter 203); Watkins, SB 1169 (Chapter 272))
Crimes, several; penalties. Amending  8.01-44.4, 8.01-226.9, 16.1-253.2, 18.2-11, 18.2-23, 18.2-46.1, 18.2-46.3, 18.2-57, 18.2-57.2, 18.2-60.3, 18.2-95, 18.2-96.1, 18.2-97, 18.2-103, 18.2-104, 18.2-105.1, 18.2-108.01, 18.2-111, 18.2-152.3, 18.2-152.8, 18.2-181, 18.2-181.1, 18.2-182, 18.2-186, 18.2-186.3, 18.2-187.1, 18.2-188, 18.2-195, 18.2-195.2, 18.2-197, 18.2-270, 18.2-340.37, 19.2-8, 19.2-81, 19.2-215.1, 19.2-270.1, 19.2-289, 19.2-290, 19.2-299.2, 32.1-321.4, 46.2-301, 46.2-341.28, 46.2-357, and 63.2-525; adding 18.2-95.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1422 (F))
Criminal convictions; responsibility of Attorney General relating to collection of collateral consequences thereof. Adding 18.2-17.1. (Patron-McEachin, SB 1329 (F))
Criminal sexual assault; establishment of a multidisciplinary response thereto. (Patron-Bell, HB 2400 (Chapter 817))
Death penalty; abolished for all Class 1 felonies committed on or after July 1, 2009. Amending  8.01-195.10, 8.01-654, 17.1-310, 17.1-406, 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 1755 (F))
Deferred disposition in criminal cases; allows a court to defer and dismiss any criminal case other than Class 4 felonies. Amending  18.2-67.5:1, 18.2-104, and 19.2-303.4; adding  19.2-303.5. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1811 (F))
Dextromethorphan; sale of over-the-counter medicines containing thereof on school property Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding 18.2-255.3. (Patron-Stuart, SB 952 (F))
Disorderly conduct; removes proviso that conduct punishable elsewhere in Code as criminal conduct may not also be punished thereas. Amending  18.2-415. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1806 (F))
Disposal of dead body; prohibited, increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-323.01. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2189 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking. Amending  18.2-266.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1868 (Chapter 660))
Driving under influence of alcohol; definition of substantially similar for purpose of laws determining number of prior offenses. Adding  18.2-268.13. (Patron-Martin, SB 1424 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; installation of an ignition interlock as a condition of license restoration for second conviction. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1463 (Chapter 295))
Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant if has probable cause to suspect of driving while intoxicated, etc. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1954 (I) See HB2245)
Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant if not committed in his presence. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2245 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; mandatory punishment when concentration is elevated above certain amount. Amending 18.2-270. (Patron-Albo, HB 1693 (Chapter 229))
Driving without a license; person may be placed under arrest if previously convicted of offense. Amending  19.2-390 and 46.2-936. (Patron-Albo, HB 1695 (F))
Drug offenses; person convicted of second offense would be a felon if committed in State. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2362 (Chapter 750))
Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2275 (Chapter 205); Hurt, SB 1304 (Chapter 281))
Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Tazewell. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1462 (Chapter 294))
DUI blood test refusal; if person refuses, Executive Secretary of Supreme Court shall make form available on Internet. Amending 18.2-268.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2303 (Chapter 239))
Elder or dependent adult abuse; requiring emergency services personnel to report suspected abuse, neglect, etc. Amending 63.2-1606. (Patron-McDougle, SB 898 (Chapter 538))
Emergency protective order; authority of a magistrate or judge to issue in cases of sexual battery. Amending  19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, and 19.2-152.10. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1842 (Chapter 341))
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine; Board of Pharmacy to establish mandatory pilot program in certain to implement an electronic recordkeeping system of transactions involving distribution thereof. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2359 (F))
Expungement of criminal conviction record; person to have his conviction expunged after eight years upon showing that his opportunities for employment, etc., are prejudiced by criminal record. Amending  19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1813 (F))
False identification cards; Crime Commission to study issues regarding apprehension and prosecution of persons therewith. (Patron-Martin, SJR 363 (P))
Felons, nonviolent; those serving time in local facilities to receive good conduct credits. Amending  53.1-116. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1510 (F))
Felony, violent; presumption of no bail upon conviction. Amending 19.2-120. (Patron-Bell, HB 996 (CD))
Fire marshals; increased to a Class 6 felony for assault and battery thereof. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 816 (F))
Fire marshals and assistant fire marshals; capital murder thereof. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Martin, SB 1069 (V))
Firearm, etc.; increases from misdemeanor to felony for brandishing. Amending  18.2-282. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1338 (CD))
Firearm silencer; repeals provision that makes it a Class 6 felony to possess if not registered in National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Repealing  18.2-308.6. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1383 (Chapter 288))
Firearm silencer; shifts burden of proof that firearm is registered from State to defendant. Amending  18.2-308.6. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2004 (F))
Firearms; increases fee paid to dealers for criminal history record information checks. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1166 (F))
Firearms; possession or transportation thereof by persons under the age of 18, penalty. Amending  18.2-308.7. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1741 (F))
Firearms; purchase by members of United States Armed Forces or Virginia National Guard. Amending  18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1851 (V))
Firefighters and emergency rescue personnel; capital murder thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Martin, SB 384 (CD))
Gambling, illegal; revises portion of definition. Amending 18.2-325. (Patron-Quayle, SB 999 (F))
Gang-free zones; established on certain types of public and private property upon petition by residents, enhanced criminal penalties. Adding  18.2-46.3:4. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2131 (F))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exempts from public assistance fraud investigations conducted by Department of Social Services. Amending  2.2-3802. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1305 (Chapter 573))
Grand larceny; threshold amount. Amending  18.2-23, 18.2-95, 18.2-96, 18.2-96.1, 18.2-97, 18.2-102, 18.2-103, 18.2-108.01, 18.2-145.1, 18.2-150, 18.2-152.3, 18.2-181, 18.2-181.1, 18.2-182, 18.2-186, 18.2-186.3, 18.2-187.1, 18.2-188, 18.2-195, 18.2-195.2, 18.2-197, 18.2-340.37, 19.2-289, 19.2-290, 19.2-386.16, and 29.1-553. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 351 (CD); Petersen, SB 1136 (F))
Handguns; exempts permit holders from prohibition against carrying onto school property. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1822 (F))
Home access businesses; owner or operator thereof to conduct a criminal background check of employees, penalty. Adding 59.1-310.11 through 59.1-310.17. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 1582 (F))
Homicide; prosecution regardless of amount of time that has passed between act or omission causing death. Adding  19.2-8.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 1256 (Chapter 278))
Human trafficking; notes General Assembly’s concern regarding and repudiation thereof in State. (Patron-Newman, SJR 412 (P))
Identity theft; penalty. Amending  18.2-186.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1301 (Chapter 314))
Identity theft; relieves victim thereof of any fees for filing petition to expunge criminal records of charges. Amending 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1197 (Chapter 618))
Identity theft; when used for obtaining money, credit, etc., without authorization of a person’s identifying information is prohibited under statutes. Amending  18.2-186.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 2402 (Chapter 380))
Ignition interlock; operation of motor vehicle without, penalty. Amending  18.2-272. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1805 (Chapter 71); McDougle, SB 889 (Chapter 255))
Ignition interlock limitations; person who is convicted of DUI is required to have device on first offense as a condition of a restricted license. Amending  18.2-270.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2041 (F))
Illegal aliens; fraudulently assisting, penalty. Adding 18.2-511.2. (Patron-Tata, HB 1689 (F))
Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. Amending  15.2-969, 18.2-152.2, 59.1-200, and 59.1-336. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2313 (Chapter 376); Stolle, SB 1384 (Chapter 321))
Impoundment of motor vehicle; if person driving without an operator’s license was previously convicted of such an offense. Amending  46.2-301.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1860 (I) See HB2021)
Incapacitated adults; financial exploitation thereof, penalty. Adding  18.2-213.2. (Patron-Herring, SB 1099 (F))
Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases. Adding  19.2-264.3:1.3 and 19.2-264.3:4. (Patron-Watkins, SB 939 (F))
Informed consent; ultrasound required before performing abortion to determine gestation age. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Byron, HB 2579 (F))
Inspector general, office of; joint subcommittee to study need to establish to investigate fraud, waste, etc., in administration of state government programs. (Patron-Loupassi, HJR 790 (F))
Judges; if convicted of a felony or Class 1 misdemeanor and all appeal rights have terminated, his term of office shall expire 30 days after commencement of next regular session of General Assembly. Amending  16.1-69.9, 16.1-69.9:2, 16.1-69.9:4, and 16.1-69.22. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1753 (F))
Juvenile dispositions; allows court to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor after deferring adjudication when a juvenile is placed on probation and fulfills conditions of probation. Amending  16.1-278.8. (Patron-Herring, SB 1298 (F))
Juvenile dispositions; juveniles who have previously been adjudicated delinquent of a violent felony to be confined in a detention home or other secure juvenile facility. Amending 16.1-284.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1297 (F))
Juvenile law; makes various changes in code sections pertaining to juveniles and juvenile court provisions. Amending  4.1-305, 16.1-237, 16.1-260, and 18.2-57.2. (Patron-Howell, SB 1149 (Chapter 726))
Juvenile records; allows Department of Juvenile Justice to share information with law enforcement if it would aid in a criminal investigation involving a predicate criminal act or a criminal street gang. Amending  16.1-300 and 16.1-309.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1781 (F))
Killing of bear or deer; it’s a Class 3 misdemeanor to impede someone who has obtained a kill permit therefor. Amending 29.1-529. (Patron-Cox, HB 1716 (Chapter 8))
Larceny of money; to be charged as grand larceny and petit larceny statutes. Amending  18.2-98. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 922 (Chapter 591))
Law-enforcement officers, retired; meets training and qualification standards to carry concealed weapon. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Martin, SB 877 (Chapter 779))
License plates, special; persons convicted of DUI third or subsequent time to use yellow license plates with red letters and numbers. Amending  18.2-270; adding  46.2-726.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1281 (CD))
Machine guns; requires any registrant to notify Superintendent of State Police of change of address. Amending  18.2-295. (Patron-Ward, HB 2481 (F))
Magistrates; issuance of felony arrest warrants. Amending 19.2-45, 19.2-71, and 19.2-72. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1874 (Chapter 344))
Magistrates; refer complaints alleging felony offense to law-enforcement agency. Amending  19.2-45, 19.2-71, and 19.2-72. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1426 (Chapter 291))
Marijuana; except as authorized in Drug Control Act, it is Class 6 felony for any person to transport one ounce or more but less than five pounds into State. Amending  18.2-248.01. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1807 (F))
Marijuana; expungement of charges. Amending  18.2-250.1, 18.2-251, and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2468 (F))
Marijuana; expungement of charges. Amending  18.2-251 and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 315 (CD))
Marriage license tax; allocation to services for children and youth exposed to sexual or domestic violence. Amending  20-15. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1429 (F))
Master Settlement Agreement; makes several changes to enhance criminal enforcement activities. Amending  2.2-511, 3.2-4212, 18.2-246.11, 18.2-246.13, 18.2-246.15, 18.2-513, and 18.2-514; adding  3.2-4219, 19.2-245.01, and 58.1-1008.2. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1302 (Chapter 847))
Medicaid; joint subcommittee to study reducing costs by increasing efficiencies and reducing fraud. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 719 (F))
Medical information; protection by adding definition of personal information. Amending  18.2-186.6 and 32.1-127.1:03. (Patron-Barker, SB 1229 (F))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; definitions to include individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens. Amending  2.2-1400 through 2.2-1404.1, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Herring, HB 2672 (Chapter 869))
Miscarriage or stillbirth; unintentional cause thereof. Adding 18.2-36.3. (Patron-Landes, HB 312 (CD))
Misdemeanor arrest or summons; gives a law-enforcement officer choice of issuing a summons and releasing person or arresting him for Class 1 and 2 misdemeanors. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2136 (F))
Noose; hanging thereof on property of another or in public place with intent to intimidate is felony. Adding  18.2-423.2. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1219 (Chapter 277))
Notice to sex offenders of law changes; State Police, Department of Corrections or Community Supervision shall give to those required to register. Amending  9.1-907. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2511 (F))
Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase, distribution, etc., to persons under age of 18. Adding  18.2-371.4. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2054 (I) See HB2578)
Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase to persons under age of 18. Adding  18.2-371.4. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2578 (Chapter 668))
Paramilitary activity; makes it Class 5 felony to provide land or other resources knowing that it will be used to conduct illegal activities. Amending  18.2-433.2. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1333 (F))
Pedestrians; grants counties same authority as cities and towns to prohibit loitering on bridges and highway rights-of-way. Amending  46.2-930. (Patron-Cole, HB 1629 (Chapter 432); Orrock, HB 1675 (I) See HB1629)
Possession of ammunition by convicted felons; prohibited. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2178 (Chapter 236))
Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; prescriber may authorize registered professional nurses to administer. Amending  54.1-2722 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Blevins, SB 965 (Chapter 506))
Protective orders; aiding and abetting violation thereof, penalty. Amending  16.1-253.2 and 18.2-60.4. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2367 (F))
Protective orders; issuance upon conviction in cases of family abuse. Amending  16.1-253.1 and 16.1-279.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1857 (Chapter 343))
Public use; term to include public libraries for purposes to prohibit loitering on grounds. Amending  15.2-926. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2473 (Chapter 481))
Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits an employer from asking about certain. Adding  2.2-2812.1. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1812 (F))
Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits an employer from asking certain. Adding  40.1-27.2. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1815 (F))
Raffle tickets; proceeds of sale shall not be included in determining gross receipts for qualified organization. Amending  18.2-340.26:1. (Patron-Athey, HB 2331 (F))
Reciprocal agreements with other states; guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor if not in compliance with federal Unified Carrier Registration System. Amending  46.2-703. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1206 (Chapter 563))
Reimbursement of expenses in DUI incidents; a locality is entitled to restitution from person convicted. Amending  15.2-1716. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2532 (Chapter 245))
Retirement System; investments related to state sponsor of terrorism. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2357 (F))
Sentencing order; failing to comply. Amending  19.2-298. (Patron-Massie, HB 1968 (Chapter 192))
Sentencing order; guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor for failing to comply. Amending  19.2-298. (Patron-Massie, HB 1520 (CD))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; condition of registration. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1963 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; provision in conviction order, sentencing order, etc., stating that a person is not required to register is invalid and void ab initio. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1962 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-903 and 9.1-904. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1928 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet sex offender database and mail to all persons general laws affecting such persons. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2225 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-903, 9.1-904, and 9.1-905. (Patron-Watts, HB 1898 (F))
Sex offender registration; juveniles of any age adjudicated delinquent of a sexually violent offense to register, requires expulsion from school. Amending  9.1-902, 18.2-370.5, 22.1-254, 22.1-254.2, 22.1-277.06, and 22.1-277.2:1; adding 22.1-277.09. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2361 (F))
Sex offender registry; failure to register is Class 6 felony. Amending  9.1-902 and 18.2-472.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1862 (F))
Sex offender registry; placement of certain juveniles required. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 372 (CD))
Sex Offender Registry system; not required to provide list of registrants’ wanted offenses on Internet system. Amending 9.1-913. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2274 (F))
Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties. Amending  18.2-511.1; adding  32.1-73.8 through 32.1-73.16; repealing  15.2-2800 through 15.2-2810. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2067 (I) See HB1703)
Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties. Amending  18.2-511.1; adding  32.1-73.8 through 32.1-73.17; repealing  15.2-2800 through 15.2-2810. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 1704 (I) See HB1703; Whipple, SB 1057 (I) See SB1105)
Stalking; enhanced penalty if victim is a minor. Amending 18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 13 (CD))
Stalking; person who commits second or subsequent offense occurring within five years of prior conviction guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-60.3 and 18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1979 (F))
Substance abuse screening and assessment for VIEW; participant shall be ineligible to receive TANF payments if using illegal drugs. Adding  63.2-608.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 914 (F))
Suspension of a student, short-term; pending decision by principal or designee whether to require student charged with an offense involving intentional injury to another student, attend an alternative education program. Amending  22.1-277.2:1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2341 (Chapter 208))
Telephone trespass; penalty. Adding  18.2-429.1. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2271 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Ticer, SB 872 (F))
Traffic lights; creates Class 1 misdemeanor for running red light. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-McDougle, SB 115 (CD))
Trains; fine for boarding or riding with fraudulent or counterfeit ticket, etc. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Puller, SB 1066 (Chapter 760))
Trespassing vehicle; local regulation of removal and immobilization thereof. Amending  46.2-1232. (Patron-Rust, HB 1724 (Chapter 186); Miller, J.C., SB 997 (Chapter 544))
Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-18. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2358 (V); Obenshain, SB 961 (V))
Unattended children in motor vehicle; definition of child abuse and neglect. Amending  16.1-228. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1265 (F))
Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize fetus prior to abortion. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Cline, HB 2634 (F))
Unlawful use of filling or trafficking, etc., in containers; Class 3 misdemeanor to evacuate a liquefied petroleum gas container greater than five gallons without authorization of owner. Amending  18.2-494 and 18.2-495. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1754 (F))
Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty. Adding 18.2-152.3:2. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1797 (F))
Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty. Amending 18.2-152.2; adding  18.2-152.3:2. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1796 (F))
Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP); increase of fee for person entering program. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-Locke, SB 835 (F))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 06/03/09