HB 1779 Hate crimes; immigration status; penalty.
Kenneth R. Plum | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Hate crimes; immigration status; penalty. Adds immigration status to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault and battery, or trespass for the purpose of damaging another's property results in a higher criminal penalty for the offense. The bill also adds immigration status to the categories of hate crimes that are to be reported to the central repository of information regarding hate crimes maintained by the Virginia State Police.

Full text:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102507D  pdf | impact statements

Status:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102507D
01/09/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/30/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice