Computer trespass; civil damages to include all eight statutory definitions thereof. (HB1147)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

Progress

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

Description

Civil damages for computer trespass.  Expands the availability to institute a suit for civil damages resulting from computer trespass to include all eight statutory definitions of computer trespass. Currently, damages are available only for six kinds of computer trespass. Amends § 18.2-152.12, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100733D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/27/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)
02/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Read first time
02/09/2010Passed by for the day
02/10/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Enrolled
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1147ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 529 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0529)

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 25 seconds.