Obstruction of justice; person who threatens attorney of State guilty of felony. (HB2332)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Crimes; obstruction of justice; penalty. Provides that if any person by threats of bodily harm or force knowingly attempts to intimidate or impede an attorney for the Commonwealth lawfully engaged in his duties as such, he is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »

Status

03/12/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078564306
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2332)
01/16/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time and engrossed
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
02/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2332ER)
03/01/2007Enrolled
03/01/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2332ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/04/2007Signed by President
03/09/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2332ER)
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 282 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0282)