Crimes, several; penalties. (SB1422)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal penalties; larceny. Creates a new class of misdemeanor, called an aggravated misdemeanor, allowing for up to two years of incarceration and/or a fine of up to $2,500, for crimes including, but not limited to, larceny offenses between $200 and $500, second offense petit larceny, second offense of a violation of a protective order within five years, recruiting another into a street gang, assault and battery hate crimes, assault and battery of school personnel, second offense domestic assault, second offense stalking, second offense DUI crimes, third offense of driving on a suspended sentence, and driving after having been declared an habitual defendant. The bill also creates the crime of conspiracy to commit petit larceny and allowing for the amount of all goods stolen pursuant to such a conspiracy to be aggregated for any six-month period. Multijurisdictional grand juries are empowered to investigate and issue indictments for grand larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny. The bill adds larceny to the offenses that comprise a predicate criminal act as for the purposes of criminal gang activity and raises the threshold amount for grand larceny from $200 to $500. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Presented and ordered printed 090722838
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/23/2009Impact statement from VCSC (SB1422)
01/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1422)
02/09/2009Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N 1-A) (see vote tally)