SB 1163 Computer Crimes Act; reduces thresholds for damages and punishment.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Computer crimes; penalties.  Modernizes the Virginia Computer Crimes Act by revising definitions of "computer", "using a computer" and "without authority." The bill revises provisions relating to computer trespass and reduces thresholds for damages.  Gathering identifying information (phishing) is punished as a felony.  Statute of limitation and venue provisions are relocated in the Code.  This bill is identical to HB 2471.

Full text:
01/12/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057935134  pdf | impact statement
01/31/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 053846820-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/02/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 053846820-ES1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1163ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments

Status:
01/12/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057935134
01/12/05  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/05  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/sub (14-Y 0-N)
01/31/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 053846820-S1
02/01/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/05  Senate: Read second time
02/02/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/02/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 053846820-S1
02/02/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/02/05  Senate: Amendments by Sen. Stolle agreed to
02/02/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - com. sub. w/amds SB1163ES1
02/02/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 053846820-ES1
02/03/05  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/05  House: Read first time
02/08/05  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
02/14/05  House: Reported from Science and Technology (17-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/05  House: Reported from C. J. with amendments (19-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  House: Read second time
02/23/05  House: Read third time
02/23/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/23/05  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1163ER)
03/09/05  Senate: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 761 (effective 7/1/05)
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)