Crowd control; authority to bring civil action against person who negligently fails to provide. (SB530)

Introduced By

Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Failure to provide adequate crowd control. Expands existing authority to bring a civil action against a person who negligently fails to provide adequate security or crowd control at events that draw large crowds to include all cities and towns. Amends § 15.2-1130, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/09/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080592244
  • 01/09/2008 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 01/29/2008 Subject matter referred by letter to Crime Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)
  • 01/29/2008 Continued to 2009 in Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB851.