Stalking; increases penalty for second conviction. (HB1864)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Subsequent offenses of stalking; penalty. Provides that a second stalking conviction occurring within five years shall be a Class 6 felony rather than a Class 1 misdemeanor. Currently, there is no such increased penalty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074601554
01/03/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/04/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB1864)
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1864)
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2007Committee substitute printed 077819554-H1
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077819554-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1864H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2007Rereferred to Finance