Extortion; withholding immigration document. (HB2924)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Extortion of immigrants; penalty. Provides that any person who confiscates, withholds or threatens to withhold any actual or purported passport, immigration document, or other government identification document, and thereby extorts money, property, or pecuniary benefit or any note, bond, or other evidence of debt from him or any other person, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Amends § 18.2-59, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Committee
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077789300
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2924)
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2264, SB1027 and SB1227.