Assault & battery; penalty when committed against Metro Washington Airport Authority police officer. (HB2492)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault and battery of law-enforcement officer; penalty. Adds Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers to the definition of law-enforcement officer, which means that the punishment for committing an assault and battery on such an officer who is engaged in the performance of his public duties is elevated from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony, with a six-month term of confinement, 30 days of which is a mandatory minimum. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Presented and ordered printed 098726644
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Impact statement from VCSC (HB2492)
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/10/2009Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB951.