Occupational and professional criminal violations; statute of limitation. (HB553)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Statute of limitation for occupational and professional criminal violations. Provides that prosecution of any misdemeanor violation of 54.1-111 (occupation and profession violations) shall commence within one year of the discovery of the offense by the claimant, but in no case later than five years from the occurrence. Read the Bill »


03/24/2006: signed by governor


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 069301496
01/09/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
01/23/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB553)
01/26/2006Read second time
01/26/2006Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB553E
01/26/2006Printed as engrossed 069301496-E
01/27/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Communicated to Senate
01/30/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB553E)
02/15/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Passed by temporarily
02/20/2006Committee amendment rejected
02/20/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2006Amendment by Senator Stolle agreed to
02/20/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2006Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2006Placed on Calendar
02/22/2006Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 2-N)
02/22/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 2-N)
02/28/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB553ER)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker
03/02/2006Signed by President
03/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB553ER)
03/24/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 193 (effective 7/1/06)
04/03/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0193)