Assault and battery; adds conservators of the peace to definition in statute. (SB1233)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault and battery; federal law-enforcement officers. Adds federal law-enforcement officers to the definition of law-enforcement officer in the assault and battery statute, so that the enhanced punishment will apply. The enhanced punishment is a Class 6 felony with a mandatory minimum term of six months versus a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072880782
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1233)
01/22/2007Committee substitute printed 070078782-S1
01/23/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/24/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1233S1)
01/24/2007Read second time
01/24/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070078782-S1
01/24/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1233S1
01/25/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2007Left in Courts of Justice