Disorderly conduct; removes certain proviso. (HB716)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conduct punishable as disorderly conduct. Removes the proviso that conduct punishable elsewhere in the Code as criminal conduct may not also be punished as disorderly conduct. This bill responds to the decision in Battle v. Commonwealth, 50 Va. App. 135, 647 S. E. 2d 499 (2007). Read the Bill »


02/18/2008: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080565568
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB716)
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/18/2008Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 3-N 1-A) (see vote tally)