HB 2288 Criminal investigation; obstruction of justice, penalty.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Impeding a criminal investigation; penalty.  Provides that any person with actual knowledge of the commission of a felony under Chapter 4 of Title 18.2 (Crimes Against the Person) by another, who willfully conceals, alters, dismembers, or destroys any item of physical evidence with the intent to delay, impede, obstruct, prevent, or hinder the investigation, apprehension, prosecution, conviction, or punishment of any person regarding such offense, is guilty of a Class 6 felony. This provision does not apply to the victim or the spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, or sibling of the offender.

Full text:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055444380  pdf | impact statement
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 058019380-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/23/05  Senate: Floor substitute printed 053865820-S1 (Stolle)  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2288ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected
Conference amendments

Status:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055444380
01/11/05  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/02/05  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (18-Y 2-N)
02/02/05  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/05  House: Reported from Appropriations with sub (20-Y 0-N)
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 058019380-H1
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time
02/07/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 058019380-H1
02/07/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2288H1
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N)
02/08/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/05  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/05  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amds (14-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: Read third time
02/21/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/22/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/23/05  Senate: Read third time
02/23/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/23/05  Senate: Committee amendments rejected
02/23/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/23/05  Senate: Amendments by Sen. Stolle withdrawn
02/23/05  Senate: Floor substitute printed 053865820-S1 (Stolle)
02/23/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/23/05  Senate: Substitute by Sen. Stolle agreed to 053865820-S1
02/23/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB2288S1
02/23/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (38-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/24/05  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (4-Y 91-N)
02/24/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (4-Y 91-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Lingamfelter, Albo, Armstrong
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Reynolds, Stolle, Saslaw
02/25/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2288ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/21/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 408 (effective 7/1/05)
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)