Computer crimes; removes term without authority from definition of fraud. (SB284)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Computer fraud; penalty. Provides that a person who uses a computer or computer network to obtain property or services by false pretenses, embezzle, or commit larceny is guilty of the crime of computer fraud, whether or not he has authority to use the computer. Under current law computer fraud occurs only if the person uses the computer without authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061235780
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB284)
01/18/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2006Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/09/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB284E
02/09/2006Printed as engrossed 061235780-E
02/10/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB284E)
02/10/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
03/06/2006Left in Courts of Justice