Identity theft; increase in penalty. (SB460)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Identity theft; penalties. Imposes a Class 6 felony for an identity theft violation if five or more persons' identifying information was obtained in the same transaction or occurrence and a Class 5 felony where 50 or more persons' identifying information was obtained in the same transaction or occurrence. The bill does not change provisions of current law that punish identity theft as a Class 1 misdemeanor unless there is a financial loss greater than $200, in which case the penalty is a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 069821726
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB460)
01/25/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2006Committee substitute printed 061379726-S1
01/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB460S1)
02/07/2006Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006Committee substitute printed 064637726-S2
02/08/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Committee substitute rejected 061379726-S1
02/09/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064637726-S2
02/09/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB460S2
02/10/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Communicated to House
02/10/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB460S2)
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
03/01/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read second time
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB460ER)
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB460ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/29/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB460ER)
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 496 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)