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CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Abduction or pandering; forfeiture of vehicle when involving a minor. Amending  19.2-386.16. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1113 (Chapter 710))
Abortion; any person who forces or coerces pregnant female of any age to have against her will is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding  18.2-71.2. (Patron-Smith, SB 504 (F))
Abortion; information required for informed consent. Amending 18.2-76. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 334 (F))
Abortion or miscarriage; any person who uses means with intent to destroy unborn child is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Amending 18.2-71. (Patron-Jones, HB 986 (F))
Accessories after the fact; increased to a Class 6 felony for a person guilty in case of capital murder. Amending  18.2-19. (Patron-Janis, HB 243 (F); Iaquinto, HB 571 (F))
Adult abuse; mandatory reporting by person employed in emergency department of any private or state-operated hospital. Amending 63.2-1606. (Patron-Athey, HB 1069 (C))
Adults and children with disabilities; Department of Social Services encouraged to identify and work together with public and private partners to conduct comprehensive public awareness and education program on identification, etc., of abuse, neglect, and exploitation thereof. (Patron-Puller, SJR 45 (P))
Airsoft guns; weapons designed to expel projectile by action of compressed air or gas are prohibited on school property. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Marsden, SB 580 (F))
Animal control officers; magistrate to issue arrest warrant for complaint thereby for felony offense. Amending  3.2-6566, 19.2-71, and 19.2-72. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 904 (Chapter 240))
Anti-prostitution community service program; suspension of sentence for first-time offenders of prostitution if participate in program. Amending  18.2-346. (Patron-Bulova, HB 701 (F))
Appeal of bail decision; court is determined based on where initial determination was made, etc. Amending  19.2-124 and 19.2-132. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 75 (Chapter 592))
Assault and battery; an adult having custodial relationship who knowingly allows child to be present during assault, guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 935 (F))
Assault and battery; if person commits against ABC agent, guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 604 (C))
Assault and battery; if person commits against campus police officers, guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Cline, HB 865 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals and assistant fire marshals with police powers. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 22 (C))
Assault and battery; penalty when against fire marshals with police powers. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Dance, HB 113 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when against magistrate. Amending 18.2-57. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 100 (F))
Assault and battery; person who engages in bullying, harassment, etc., of student on school property subject to punishment for assault. Adding  18.2-57.03. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 744 (F))
Assault and battery against a family or household member; if a person who commits against a person who is protected by a protective order is guilty of a misdemeanor. Amending 18.2-57.2, 19.2-151, and 37.2-506. (Patron-McClellan, HB 216 (C))
Bad checks; any person making, drawing, uttering, or delivering in payment of rent is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amending 18.2-181. (Patron-Nutter, HB 989 (F))
Bad checks; recovery if stop-payment order placed in bad faith. Amending  15.2-106. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 367 (Chapter 708))
Barrier crimes; limits assault-related crimes to felony assault crimes only. Amending  63.2-1719. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 175 (F))
Bigamy; person found guilty may be ordered by court to make restitution to other party of marriage. Amending  18.2-362. (Patron-Orrock, HB 39 (F))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to statute so death sentence can be imposed for their murder. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 934 (Chapter 428); Norment, SB 520 (Chapter 475))
Capital murder; adds fire marshals and deputy and assistant fire marshals with police powers to statute so death sentence can be imposed for their murder. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Pogge, HB 166 (Chapter 399))
Capital murder; fire and emergency personnel added to capital murder statute so that death sentence can be imposed. Amending 18.2-31. (Patron-Martin, SB 54 (F))
Capital murder; jury sentencing of a defendant who has entered a plea of guilty. Amending  19.2-257 and 19.2-264.3. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 78 (F))
Capital murder; notice to State of expert testimony 60 days before trial. Amending  19.2-264.3:1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 568 (Chapter 559))
Castle doctrine; right to use physical force against an intruder, immune from civil liability for injury or death of intruder. Adding  18.2-91.1. (Patron-Morefield, HB 854 (F))
Certificates of analysis and affidavits; admission into evidence. Amending  18.2-472.1 and 19.2-187.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 149 (I) See SB387)
Certificates of analysis and affidavits; State shall notify defendant if used in lieu of testimony. Amending  18.2-472.1, 19.2-187, and 19.2-187.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 106 (Chapter 656))
Charitable gaming; clarifies regulations of Charitable Gaming Board defining electronic and mechanical equipment used. Amending 18.2-340.19. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 941 (Chapter 572))
Charitable gaming; exempts volunteer fire departments and rescue squads from filing quarterly reports. Amending  18.2-340.30 and 18.2-340.31. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1078 (F))
Charitable gaming; limits authority of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to revoke permits only after proposed action by Department has been reviewed and approved by Charitable Gaming Board. Amending  18.2-340.20. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 942 (Chapter 711))
Charitable gaming; limits oversight by Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Amending  18.2-334.2, 18.2-340.15, 18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.18, 18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.20, 18.2-340.22, 18.2-340.23, 18.2-340.25, 18.2-340.26, 18.2-340.30, 18.2-340.33, 18.2-340.34:1, and 18.2-340.36; repealing  18.2-340.31. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1030 (F))
Charitable gaming; regulations of Charitable Gaming Board, report. Amending  18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.27, and 18.2-340.33; repealing  18.2-340.30:1. (Patron-Jones, HB 950 (Chapter 429))
Check cashers; unlawful for a person required to be registered as to fail to make copies of item cashed and a valid identification document or thumbprint for every transaction. Adding 18.2-186.7. (Patron-Ingram, HB 959 (F))
Child pornography; penalty for possession or reproduction thereof by a minor. Amending  18.2-374.1:1. (Patron-Janis, HB 938 (F))
Child pornography; solicitation, possession, or production thereof by a minor, penalty. Adding  18.2-374.1:3. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 685 (C))
Child support; punishment and options for person convicted of nonpayment. Amending  18.2-271.1, 46.2-320, and 53.1-131.2. (Patron-Marsden, SB 589 (Chapter 682))
Children; Crime Commission to study penalties for taking indecent liberties and prostitution-related offenses involving minors. (Patron-Bulova, HJR 97 (P))
Children; prohibited photography, penalty. Adding  18.2-370.7. (Patron-Johnson, HB 23 (F))
Community services boards; removes provision allowing employment of person convicted of assault and battery of a family member. Amending  37.2-506. (Patron-Cline, HB 867 (C))
Computer Crimes Act; definition of computer and computer network. Amending  18.2-152.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 920 (F))
Computer trespass; expands availability to institute a suit for civil damages to include all eight statutory definitions thereof. Amending  18.2-152.12. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1147 (Chapter 529))
Computer trespass; expands crime to include video and image capture hardware or software, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.4. (Patron-Albo, HB 1207 (C))
Concealed handgun permit; clerk immune from suit arising from acts or omissions related thereto, exception. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1191 (Chapter 576))
Concealed handgun permit; conviction from another state for driving while intoxicated or for public drunkenness disqualifies an individual from obtaining. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Lucas, SB 501 (Chapter 387))
Concealed handgun permit; documentation and information provided by applicant. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Wright, HB 26 (F))
Concealed handgun permit; failure to produce upon demand of a law-enforcement officer, penalty. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Cole, HB 52 (F))
Concealed handgun permit; permit to carry in a part of a school building not being used for school-related functions or extracurricular activities. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 475 (F))
Concealed handgun permit; prohibits clerk of court from providing public access to applications and permittee. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 79 (F))
Concealed handgun permit; renewal by mail. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Carrico, HB 8 (Chapter 741))
Concealed handgun permit; waives fee for certain designated boarding team members of United States Coast Guard. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 637 (Chapter 754))
Concealed handgun permit applications; removes option for a locality to require an applicant to submit fingerprints. Amending  18.2-308; repealing  15.2-915.3. (Patron-Cline, HB 870 (F); Reynolds, SB 79 (F))
Concealed handgun permit applications; upon denial of application, clerk shall notify person in writing of right to ore tenus hearing. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Cline, HB 871 (Chapter 700); McDougle, SB 533 (Chapter 677))
Concealed handgun permits; renewal by mail. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Smith, SB 3 (Chapter 586))
Concealed handguns; person with valid permit allowed to carry in place of worship with permission. Amending  18.2-283 and 18.2-308. (Patron-Cole, HB 106 (F))
Concealed handguns; prohibits a person from carrying onto premises of restaurants or clubs from consuming an alcoholic beverage, penalty. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 505 (Chapter 709); Hanger, SB 334 (Chapter 602))
Concealed handguns; retired law-enforcement officer who receives proof of consultation and favorable review authorized to carry. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1092 (Chapter 433))
Concealed weapon; certain law-enforcement officers who have resigned from their position are eligible to carry. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1256 (Chapter 863))
Concealed weapon; person may carry a handgun in a private motor vehicle or vessel if secured in a container or compartment. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 885 (Chapter 841); Vogel, SB 408 (Chapter 740))
Concealed weapon; prohibits a person from carrying a concealed butterfly knife. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 684 (F); Iaquinto, HB 1151 (F))
Concealed weapon and concealed handgun permits; reorganizes existing law. Amending  15.2-915.3, 16.1-260, 17.1-406, 18.2-57.3, 18.2-287.01, 18.2-287.4, 18.2-308, 18.2-308.1, 18.2-311, 19.2-83.1, 19.2-120.1, 19.2-386.27, 19.2-386.28, and 22.1-277.07; adding  18.2-308.01 through 18.2-308.014. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 489 (F))
Conditions of release; no person arrested for a felony may be released to pretrial services agency in lieu of posting secure bond until he is determined by court to be indigent. Amending 19.2-123. (Patron-Petersen, SB 716 (F))
Conditions of release; no person arrested for a felony may be released to pretrial services agency unless he is determined by court to be indigent. Amending  19.2-123. (Patron-Albo, HB 728 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies who have completed service of their sentence (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Ware, O., HJR 70 (F); Carr, HJR 116 (F); Miller, Y.B., SJR 62 (C))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HJR 6 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of felonies who have completed service of their sentence, etc. (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Dance, HJR 16 (F); Morrissey, HJR 42 (F))
Crime victims; no law-enforcement officer shall inquire into immigration status thereof. Adding  19.2-11.02. (Patron-Howell, SB 462 (F))
Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty. Adding 18.2-504.2. (Patron-Herring, SB 556 (C))
Crimes against seniors; increases criminal penalties when victim is 60 years of age or older. Adding  18.2-213.2. (Patron-Tata, HB 1154 (F); Quayle, SB 446 (I) See SB556)
Criminal background check; requirement of firearms show vendor and promoter of gun show. Amending  54.1-4200; adding 18.2-308.2:4 and 54.1-4201.2. (Patron-Lucas, SB 595 (F))
Criminal conviction record; person convicted of certain offenses to petition to have his conviction expunged after a five-year period has expired. Amending  19.2-392.1, 19.2-392.2, and 19.2-392.3. (Patron-McEachin, SB 70 (F))
Criminal street gang; any person who by telephone or by electronically transmitted communication solicits, etc., another to become a gang member guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending 18.2-46.3. (Patron-Cline, HB 868 (F); McDougle, SB 530 (C))
Criminal Street Gang Act; adds burglary and shooting to list of predicate criminal acts for which a person may be convicted under. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 167 (F); Miller, J.C., SB 142 (C))
Criminal street gangs; adds certain breaking and entering offenses and grand larceny to list of predicate criminal acts for determination of status. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Hurt, SB 487 (I) See SB142)
Deferred disposition in criminal cases; allows court to defer and dismiss any 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 522 (F))
Driver’s license, restricted; adds driving to and from a place of worship to list of places person can drive. Amending 18.2-271.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 41 (Chapter 446))
Driver’s license, restricted; adds driving to and from grocery store to list of places a person can drive when issued for a DUI. Amending  18.2-271.1 and 46.2-417. (Patron-Landes, HB 947 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; Department of Criminal Justice to establish a model policy for law-enforcement personnel for questioning those suspected thereof. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 144 (Chapter 224))
Driving under influence of alcohol; expands driving under influence crimes for which an officer may arrest person without warrant to include persons driving watercraft. Amending  19.2-74 and 19.2-81. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 688 (C))
Driving under influence of alcohol; ignition interlock limitations required to have on first offense as a condition of a restricted license. Amending  18.2-270.1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 923 (I) See HB1197; Iaquinto, HB 1197 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; penalty for transporting person 18 years of age or younger. Amending  16.1-278.9, 18.2-36.1, 18.2-51.4, 18.2-266.1, and 18.2-270; adding  18.2-270.02. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 300 (C))
Driving under influence of alcohol; post-arrest testing to determine drug or alcohol content of blood. Amending 18.2-268.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 924 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; prohibited while operating a school bus, penalty. Adding  4.1-309.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 1353 (Chapter 169))
Driving under influence of alcohol; serious bodily injury resulting from another driving while intoxicated. Amending  18.2-51.4. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 775 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; suspension of driving privilege shall run consecutively with any other court-ordered period of suspension. Amending  18.2-271. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 769 (Chapter 521))
Driving under influence of alcohol; unlawful for any person under age 21 to operate any motor vehicle when blood alcohol content is 0.02 percent or more. Amending  18.2-266.1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 993 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol, arrestee; allows a law-enforcement officer to arrest someone for DUI on suspended license and to transfer custody to another officer who may obtain warrant based on statements of arresting officer. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1254 (I) See HB770)
Driving under influence of alcohol arrests; an officer at a medical facility may issue a summons for violation thereof, and for refusal of certain tests. Amending  19.2-73, 19.2-74, and 19.2-81. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 770 (Chapter 840))
Driving under influence of alcohol, laws of other states; allows analogous state laws to be used as prior DUI convictions if it criminalizes operation of a motor vehicle. Amending  18.2-270. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 773 (C))
Driving under influence of alcohol, laws of other states; definition of substantially similar laws for determining number of prior offenses. Adding  18.2-268.13. (Patron-Hurt, SB 495 (F))
Drug possession case; person who is placed on probation, upon plea of guilty, violates probation and shall have no right of appeal. Amending  18.2-251. (Patron-Athey, HB 1009 (C))
Drug treatment court; established in City of Bristol. Amending 18.2-254.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 24 (F); Wampler, SB 422 (Chapter 258))
Electronic mail, unsolicited commercial; narrows scope of existing spam statute to cover only those that constitute spam, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.2, 18.2-152.3:1, and 18.2-152.12. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1 (Chapter 489))
Electronic tracking devices; unauthorized installation or placement in motor vehicle, penalty. Adding  18.2-60.5. (Patron-May, HB 670 (F); Vogel, SB 599 (C))
Eluding police; person is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Amending  46.2-817. (Patron-Quayle, SB 96 (Chapter 655))
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine; Board of Pharmacy to establish mandatory pilot program in various counties to implement an electronic recordkeeping system of transactions involving distribution. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1343 (C))
Extortion; any person who threatens injury to property including sale, distribution, or release of identifying information. Amending  18.2-59. (Patron-Bulova, HB 210 (Chapter 298))
Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Amending  36-96.3 and 36-96.17. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1280 (F))
Financial exploitation of elderly and disabled; any person who is in a position of trust or confidence by intimidation knowingly takes control with intent to permanently deprive that person of such property is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding 18.2-213.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 902 (F))
Firearm on public school property; prohibits those in a closed container in motor vehicle located at a public school. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Kory, HB 1214 (F))
Firearms; Class 1 misdemeanor to discharge in certain areas. Amending  15.2-1113.1, 15.2-1210, 18.2-56.1, and 18.2-286. (Patron-Janis, HB 236 (F))
Firearms; if a person files a petition to restore his right to possess or carry, a copy shall be served on attorney for State, city, or county in which petition is filed. Amending 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, and 18.2-308.2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 331 (F))
Firearms; petition to restore right to possess or transport to be mailed or delivered to attorney for State. Amending 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, and 18.2-308.2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 89 (Chapter 781))
Firearms; possession by certain persons who have had parental rights terminated. Amending  19.2-386.28; adding 18.2-308.2:02. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1146 (F))
Firearms; possession with intent to use on school property Class 1 misdemeanor. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 72 (F))
Firearms; purchaser may present current or retired military identification card or concealed handgun permit. Amending 18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Nutter, HB 995 (C))
Firearms, firearms accessories, and ammunition; those manufactured and retained in State are not subject to federal law or regulation. Adding  18.2-308.2:4. (Patron-Carrico, HB 69 (F); Athey, HB 886 (I) See HB69)
Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability. Adding 18.2-308.1:01. (Patron-Pogge, HB 171 (F))
Fraud to accomplish vote on union organization; person guilty of misdemeanor. Adding  18.2-210.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 280 (C))
Gang membership reporting; requires Department of Juvenile Justice to enter person’s name into Organized Criminal Gang File of Virginia Criminal Information Network. Amending  52-8.6. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 255 (I) See HB254)
Gang-free zones; expanded to include any school bus stop or public buildings, etc. Amending  18.2-46.3:3. (Patron-Marsh, SB 631 (C))
Gang-free zones; expanded to include public buildings and grounds, penalty. Amending  18.2-46.3:3. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 682 (Chapter 364))
General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; makes it a Class 6 felony to knowingly violate. Amending  30-123. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1215 (F))
Handguns; person who may lawfully possess may carry into courthouse when courthouse is being used for non-judicial activities. Amending  18.2-283.1. (Patron-Cole, HB 54 (F))
Handguns; repeals one-gun-a-month limitation. Amending 18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 49 (F))
Hate crimes; includes in definition a category of acts committed against a person because of person’s sexual orientation. Amending  8.01-42.1, 8.01-49.1, 18.2-57, 18.2-121, and 52-8.5. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1142 (F))
Home/electronic incarceration program; deemed to be term of confinement for an offender who has been convicted and court can assign without it being condition of probation. Amending 53.1-116 and 53.1-131.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 151 (F))
Homeless persons; added to categories of persons who may seek injunctive relief or file an action for damages for harassment, etc., based on their status. Amending  8.01-42.1, 8.01-49.1, 18.2-57, 18.2-121, and 52-8.5. (Patron-Hope, HB 844 (F))
Housing authorities; no trespass notices. Amending  36-22.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 264 (F))
Human infant; determining whether an infant has achieved an independent and separate existence. Adding  18.2-32.3. (Patron-Byron, HB 1033 (Chapter 851); Newman, SB 602 (Chapter 810))
Human tracking devices; unlawful use thereof by insurer or employer. Adding  38.2-608.1 and 40.1-28.7:4. (Patron-Cole, HB 53 (F))
Hunting, trapping, and fishing; courts may revoke licenses and privileges upon conviction of violations of laws and regulations. Amending  18.2-56.1, 18.2-135, 29.1-338, 29.1-521.2, 29.1-523, 29.1-523.1, 29.1-525, 29.1-525.1, and 29.1-530.3. (Patron-Shuler, HB 373 (Chapter 183))
Identity fraud using identifying information of a minor; penalty. Amending  18.2-186.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 435 (F))
Identity theft; distribution of information acquired through theft is a Class 4 felony. Amending  2.2-511, 18.2-152.5, 18.2-152.5:1, 18.2-186.3, 18.2-186.3:1, 18.2-186.4, 18.2-186.5, 19.2-8, 19.2-349, 42.1-86.1, and 58.1-4018.1; adding 18.2-186.3:01, 18.2-186.3:02, and 18.2-186.3:03. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 932 (F))
Illegal gambling; definition, requirements for lawful game, contest, lottery, etc., to be conducted. Amending  18.2-325; adding  18.2-325.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 1010 (Chapter 877))
Impeding hunting; Class 3 misdemeanor for person to knowingly facilitate or attempt to cause a violation by putting out bait or salt in a place used by hunters. Amending  29.1-521.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 486 (Chapter 626))
Impersonation; Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who assumes identity of another. Adding  18.2-172.3. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1114 (F))
Impoundment of vehicle; driving while license suspended for DUI. Amending  46.2-301 and 46.2-301.1. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 742 (Chapter 519))
Informed consent; includes ultrasound to determine gestation age. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Byron, HB 1042 (F))
Internet Crimes Against Children task forces; created. Adding 17.1-275.12. (Patron-Deeds, SB 620 (Chapter 685))
Judges; allowed to carry a concealed handgun without a permit at all times. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1210 (F))
Juvenile court docket; cases of assault and battery against family or household member to be advanced and heard within 30 days of arrest. Amending  16.1-241. (Patron-McDougle, SB 177 (C))
Juvenile records; Department of Juvenile Justice to provide information to law enforcement that may aid in an investigation of a criminal street gang. Amending  16.1-300, 16.1-309.1, and 52-8.6. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1121 (Chapter 367); Hurt, SB 486 (Chapter 472))
Juvenile records; Department of Juvenile Justice to provide information to law enforcement that may aid in an investigation of criminal street gang. Amending  16.1-300 and 16.1-309.1. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 254 (I) See HB1121)
Juveniles; adds specific felony offenses to provisions of transfer statute requiring preliminary hearing. Amending  16.1-269.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 569 (F))
Juveniles; right in certain violent felony cases to appeal to circuit court. Amending  16.1-269.6. (Patron-Edwards, SB 205 (C))
Larceny; increases threshold amount of money or value of goods that defendant must take before crime rises from petit to grand. Amending  18.2-23, 18.2-95 through 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-Surovell, HB 828 (F); Petersen, SB 125 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; prohibits public disclosure of personal information on Internet. Amending  18.2-186.4; adding 18.2-186.4:1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 1382 (Chapter 767))
Law-enforcement officials; Class 6 felony when falsely summoning or giving false reports to officials. Amending  18.2-461. (Patron-Ruff, SB 320 (C))
Loitering; locality may by ordinance prohibit congregating around any public place for purposes of solicitation for work. Amending  15.2-926. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1020 (C))
Machine guns; Superintendent of State Police to be notified in writing of change of address of registrant or permanent physical location. Amending  18.2-295. (Patron-Ward, HB 1209 (F))
Marijuana; decriminalizes simple possession thereof, civil penalty. Amending  18.2-248.1, 18.2-250.1, 18.2-251, 18.2-252, 18.2-255, 18.2-255.2, 18.2-258, 18.2-259.1, 18.2-265.3, 18.2-308.1:5, 19.2-386.22, and 53.1-203; repealing  18.2-255.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1134 (F))
Marijuana; loss of driving privilege if convicted for possession in a motor vehicle. Amending  18.2-251, 18.2-259.1, and 46.2-390.1. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 180 (F))
Marijuana for medical purposes; no person shall be prosecuted for possession when issued by a medical doctor. Amending 18.2-251.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1136 (F))
Masks; prohibition on wearing in certain places, exception. Amending  18.2-422. (Patron-Cline, HB 869 (Chapter 420); McDougle, SB 532 (Chapter 262))
Medicaid fraud; Director of Medical Assistance Services may terminate or deny Medicaid provider contracts for a violation of statutes. Amending  32.1-312, 32.1-314 through 32.1-317, 32.1-321.3, 32.1-321.4, and 32.1-325. (Patron-Albo, HB 733 (Chapter 305))
Melendez-Diaz notice; notice of 6th Amendment rights to be given to an accused who is proceeding pro se. Amending  18.2-472.1 and 19.2-187.1. (Patron-Surovell, HB 824 (F))
Misdemeanor fines; maximum fine therefor is raised each July 1 by an amount approximately equal to annual rate of inflation. Amending  18.2-11. (Patron-Wagner, SB 397 (F))
Misdemeanors; appointment of counsel, imposition of penalty of incarceration in certain cases. Amending  19.2-157 and 19.2-160. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 1394 (F))
Misdemeanors; incarceration options, appointment of counsel or waiver of right. Amending  19.2-157 and 19.2-160. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1393 (F))
Newspapers; notice to stop delivery, civil penalty. Adding 18.2-502.3. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1104 (F))
Obscenity law; no educational institution shall permit its facilities or any public moneys to be used within statutory exceptions thereto. Amending  18.2-383. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1296 (F))
Petit larceny; allows court to defer and dismiss first-offense charge. Amending  16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 18.2-104, and 19.2-303.4. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 102 (F))
Possession of contraband by a prisoner; guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amending  18.2-474 and 53.1-203. (Patron-Janis, HB 244 (F))
Prisoners; licensed psychiatrist or licensed clinical psychologist to oversee sex offender treatment programs. Amending  53.1-32. (Patron-Puller, SB 528 (Chapter 261))
Prostitution; expands to a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amending 18.2-346. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1248 (F))
Prostitution; penalty. Amending  18.2-350. (Patron-Pogge, HB 170 (F))
Protective orders; authorizes a judicial officer to require that a respondent be subject to GPS monitoring. Amending  16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 18.2-60.3, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 20-103. (Patron-Pogge, HB 164 (C); Armstrong, HB 656 (C))
Public transportation service; person who obstructs, hinders, or interferes with operation or operator of a transit vehicle is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding  18.2-414.3. (Patron-Marsden, SB 588 (C))
Qualifications of candidates; false statement is Class 5 felony. Amending  24.2-501. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 949 (F))
Rabies; clarifies procedures and responsibilities to prevent and control. Amending  3.2-6521, 3.2-6522, 3.2-6525, 18.2-313.1, and 54.1-3812; adding 3.2-6562.1. (Patron-Orrock, HB 621 (Chapter 834))
Reports of certain acts to school authorities; local law-enforcement authorities to report certain offenses committed by a juvenile student that would be an adult misdemeanor. Amending  22.1-279.3:1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 907 (Chapter 525))
Search and rescue personnel; enhanced penalty for malicious or unlawful wounding. Amending  18.2-51.1. (Patron-Wampler, SB 183 (Chapter 344))
Self-defense, justified; person who lawfully occupies dwelling may use degree of physical force against an intruder. Adding 18.2-91.1. (Patron-Merricks, HB 251 (I) See HB854)
Sex offender; prohibiting entry onto school property of those that are violent, exceptions. Amending  16.1-241 and 18.2-370.5. (Patron-Watts, HB 227 (Chapter 402))
Sex offender; prohibiting proximity to children. Amending 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Pogge, HB 172 (F))
Sex offender; prohibition of entry onto school or child day care center property. Amending  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Cline, HB 1366 (F))
Sex offender; prohibits proximity to children’s museums. Amending 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 919 (F))
Sex offender; prohibits residing in proximity to children. Adding 18.2-370.7; repealing  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Athey, HB 1004 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; Department to give notice to committed respondent of his duty to register with State Police. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-907, 9.1-908, 53.1-116.1, and 53.1-160.1; adding  37.2-921. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1198 (Chapter 858))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; name of offender’s employer not to be published. Amending  9.1-913. (Patron-Marsden, SB 635 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice to sex offenders of applicable laws. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1328 (F))
Sex offender registry; allows Internet registry information system to include person who is wanted for any crime. Amending 9.1-913. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 855 (F))
Sex offender registry; person shall designate location where he will spend night if there is no legal residence, definition of residence. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 912 (Chapter 843))
Sexually violent predators; evaluation for initial determination of whether a prisoner meets definition thereof. Amending 37.2-903. (Patron-Puller, SB 529 (Chapter 389))
Stalking; clarifies number of instances of behavior necessary for conviction of multiple offenses, penalty. Amending  18.2-60.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 288 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalties. Amending  18.2-60.3 and 18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-McClellan, HB 218 (F))
Telephone email or texting; use of indecent or threatening language, penalty. Amending  18.2-427. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 741 (Chapter 565))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility of assistance when convicted of drug-related felonies. Adding 63.2-607.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 226 (C))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); person eligible to receive benefits not be denied due to previous conviction of felony drug offense. Amending  63.2-505.2. (Patron-Ticer, SB 576 (F))
Terrorism, federal; those accused or convicted shall not be held in custody in any state, regional, or local correction facility. Adding  53.1-21.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 15 (C))
Threat assessment teams; availability of certain records established by higher educational institutions relating to assessment or intervention with specific individual. Amending 2.2-3705.4, 19.2-389, 19.2-389.1, 23-9.2:10, and 32.1-127.1:03. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 903 (Chapter 524); Edwards, SB 207 (Chapter 456))
Trains; unlawful to board or ride with fraudulent or counterfeit ticket, penalty. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Puller, SB 25 (Chapter 445))
Transportation district trains; unlawful to board or ride without a valid ticket. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 688 (Chapter 837))
Transportation district trains; unlawful to ride without a valid ticket. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Marsden, SB 584 (I) See SB25)
Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof. Amending  18.2-18. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 502 (F); Obenshain, SB 7 (F))
Unauthorized account access; Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who accesses a password-protected database without authority. Adding  18.2-152.4:1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1110 (F))
Unexecuted warrants; allows state attorney to move court which warrant or summons would be returnable for dismissal of any unserved. Amending  19.2-76.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 72 (Chapter 652))
Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle; penalties. Adding 18.2-146.1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 936 (F))
Worker Misclassification Act; created. Adding  40.1-28.13 through 40.1-28.22. (Patron-Lucas, SB 34 (C))
Workplace Fraud Act; established. Adding  40.1-28.13 through 40.1-28.31. (Patron-Puckett, SB 377 (C))
Wrongful incarceration for felony conviction; individuals granted an absolute pardon for commission of crime that he did not commit, conditions for compensation. Amending  8.01-195.10, 8.01-195.11, and 8.01-195.12. (Patron-Tata, HB 559 (Chapter 557))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10