Sex offenders; prohibits certain employment or volunteer activity, penalty. (HB1557)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), and Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex offenses prohibiting certain employment; penalty.Provides that any adult who has been convicted of rape, forcible sodomy, or object sexual penetration shall be prohibited from working or volunteering on property he knows or has reason to know is a public or private elementary or secondary school or child day center property. A violation of this section is punishable as a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


03/06/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/20/2006Unanimous consent to introduce
01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 061354232
01/20/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1557)
01/26/2006Introduced bill reprinted 061354232
02/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2006Committee substitute printed 060034232-H1
02/08/2006Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1557H1)
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 060034232-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1557H1
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
03/06/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice with letter (13-Y 2-N)
03/06/2006Letter sent to Crime Commission
03/22/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1557ER)