Juvenile detention facility employee; assault and battery against, penalty. (HB893)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault and battery of juvenile detention facility employee; penalty. Provides that any person who commits an assault or an assault and battery against a person employed in a secure juvenile detention facility who is directly involved in the control, care, treatment, or supervision of detainees confined in such a facility while that employee is engaged in the performance of his duties is guilty of a Class 6 felony with a mandatory minimum sentence of six months. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084452604
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2008Impact statement from VCSC (HB893)
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/12/2008Left in Courts of Justice