Sexual offenses; if convicted of offense, prohibited to reside in proximity to children. (HB2404)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. John Welch (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex offenses prohibiting residing in proximity to children; penalty. Prohibits an adult who is convicted of an offense requiring registration where the victim was a minor from residing within 1000 feet of the premises of a child day center, a public, private, parochial or Christian primary, secondary, or high school, a school bus stop, a community park or playground, a recreation center, or a public pool. A violation of this section is a Class 6 felony; however, this section shall not apply where the facility is established subsequent to the person's conviction. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074419220
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2404)
01/16/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077820220-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2404H1)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077820220-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2404H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Left in Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Letter sent to Crime Commission