Sexual offenses; enhanced punishment for second or subsequent such offense against victims under 13. (HB2592)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conviction of second or subsequent violent sex offense; penalty. Establishes unequivocally that prior convictions of certain violent sex crimes against victims under the age of 13 are to be alleged in the indictment or information and are made a part of the evidence at trial for the purpose of enhanced punishment for second and subsequent such offenses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070395348
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2592)
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law