Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry; condition of registration. (HB1963)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), and Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. States that if an offense, as a condition of registration, requires that the victim be a minor, be physically helpless, or be mentally incapacitated, the charging instrument or order of conviction does not need to allege the age, helplessness, or incapacity of the victim. These conditions may be established by other information available to the registry. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098161824
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1963)
01/27/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends referring to Courts of Justice by voice vote
01/30/2009Referred from Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/30/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/02/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends by voice vote to send to the Crime Commission
02/10/2009Left in Courts of Justice


Traci writes:

I don't think I understand this law. Is it saying that proof of age is not required to convict someone of sleeping with or molesting a minor?