Marriage, subsequent; effect thereof to child over 14 years of age. (HB597)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Crimes; effect of subsequent marriage to child over 14 years of age. Repeals the code section that provides a defense to carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old female when there is a subsequent marriage of the victim and the perpetrator. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084661824
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/08/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Committee substitute printed 080532624-H1
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080532624-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB597H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- 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
02/18/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2008Impact statement from DJJ (HB597H1)
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB597ER)
02/22/2008Impact statement from DJJ (HB597ER)
02/22/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB597ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 173 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008Impact statement from DJJ (HB597ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 174 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0174)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB608.