Forgery; penalty. (HB1178)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Forgery; penalty. Provides that anyone who affixes a facsimile or likeness of the signature of another person to a writing, with the intent to create the false impression that the writing was signed by that person, is guilty of forgery. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081531600
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1178)
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 080340600-H1
02/04/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1178H1)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 080536600-H1
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Substitute bill reprinted 080536600-H1
02/06/2008Passed by for the day
02/07/2008Read second time
02/07/2008Passed by temporarily
02/07/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080536600-H1
02/07/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1178H1
02/08/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to Senate
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1178H1)
02/25/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Committee substitute printed 081561600-S1
02/26/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Read third time
02/27/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/27/2008Committee substitute agreed to 081561600-S1
02/27/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1178S1
02/27/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Placed on Calendar
02/29/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 081561600-S1 (97-Y 1-N)
02/29/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1178ER)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1178ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)