Children; penalty for object penetration when victim is less than 10 years of age. (HB1794)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Penalty for object penetration. Provides that the penalty for object penetration when the victim is less than 10 years of age shall include a mandatory term of confinement of 25 years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073096308
12/28/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/29/2006Impact statement from VCSC (HB1794)
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1794)
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)