Assault & battery; penalty when committed against Metro Washington Airport Authority police officer. (SB951)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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. Amends § 18.2-57, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098617248
01/07/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2009Impact statement from VCSC (SB951)
01/28/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB951)
02/18/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Enrolled
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB951ER)
03/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB951ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 257 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0257)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2492.