HB 2631 Computer crimes; changes in provisions, penalties.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Computer crimes; penalties. Revises provisions in the Virginia Computer Crimes Act relating to computer fraud and redefines computer invasion of privacy by including the unauthorized gathering of identifying information and punishes subsequent offenses and transferring the information to another or use of the information in the commission of another crime as a Class 6 felony. Currently, the offense is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Additionally, the fraudulent gathering of such information is punished as a Class 6 felony, a new crime, and transferring the information to another or use of the information in the commission of another crime is a Class 5 felony.

Full text:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057933134  pdf | impact statements
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053844204-H1  pdf | impact statements
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2631ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0837)  pdf

Status:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057933134
01/12/05  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/05  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
01/31/05  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/05  House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: Public Safety
02/03/05  House: Reported from Appropriations with sub (20-Y 0-N)
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053844204-H1
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time
02/07/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 053844204-H1
02/07/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2631H1
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-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 (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 Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2631ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 837 (effective 7/1/05)
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0837)