Destructive substances; attempting to poison a person considered a crime. (HB1540)

Introduced By

Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Attempt to poison; waterworks; penalty. Provides that any person who administers or attempts to administer any poison or destructive substance in a waterworks with the intent to kill or injure another person is guilty of a Class 3 felony. Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


01/20/2006Unanimous consent to introduce
01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 066208298
01/20/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1540)
02/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2006Committee substitute printed 061395298-H1
02/08/2006Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1540H1)
02/10/2006Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N)
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061395298-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1540H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Committee substitute printed 061426298-S1
02/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1540S1)
02/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/27/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061426298-S1
02/27/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1540S1
02/27/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006Placed on Calendar
03/01/2006Senate substitute agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1540ER)
03/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1540ER)
03/09/2006Signed by Speaker
03/09/2006Signed by President
03/20/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1540ER)
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 300 (effective 7/1/06)
04/04/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)