Computer trespass; expands crime to include video and image capture hardware or software, penalty. (HB1207)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Computer trespass; penalty. Expands the crime of computer trespass to include the use of video and image capture software or hardware (screenshots) in addition to keystroke loggers. The provision does not apply to certain Internet, software, and hardware providers that provide network and data security services, technical assistance, or network management. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103572D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1207)
01/27/2010Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Committee substitute printed 10104690D-H1
01/27/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/02/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1207H1)
02/08/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10105181D-H2
02/12/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1207H2)
02/12/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute from Science and Technology rejected 10104690D-H1
02/15/2010Committee substitute from Courts of Justice agreed to 10105181D-H2
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1207H2
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
03/01/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Rereferred to Finance
03/03/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1207H2)
03/08/2010Continued to 2011 in Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2010Left in Finance