Misuse of public assets; penalty. (HB1362)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Crimes; embezzlement of public funds. Provides that embezzlement of public funds can result from the misuse or misappropriation of public assets. The term "public assets" is defined to include, but not be limited to, accounts, documents, resources, equipment, records, materials, vouchers, property, personnel resources, services, money, or anything of value belonging or owed to the Commonwealth, to any city, town or county, or to any other political subdivision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080417806
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1362)
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 080343464-H1
02/04/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1362H1)
02/05/2008Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/08/2008Reported from Appropriations (24-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080343464-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1362H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/03/2008Committee substitute printed 081563464-S1
03/03/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 2-N)
03/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 081563464-S1
03/04/2008Passed by temporarily
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1362S1
03/04/2008Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 1-N)
03/05/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1362S1)
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 081563464-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/07/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1362ER)
03/07/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB1362ER)
03/07/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1362ER)
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 738 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB350.