Assault and battery; if person commits against ABC agent, guilty of Class 6 felony. (HB1516)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Crimes; assault and battery of ABC agent.  Provides for an offender who assaults a special agent of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control because of his employment to be prosecuted for a Class 6 felony.

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Bill Has Passed


12/17/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101220D
12/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/20/2010Impact statement from (HB1516)
12/20/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1516)
01/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1516)
01/27/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/28/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/2011Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2011Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/02/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/16/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Rereferred to Finance
02/21/2011Reported from Finance (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read third time
02/23/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1516ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Impact statement from VCSC (HB1516ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/18/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 230 (effective 7/1/11)
03/18/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0230)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1516ER)


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 40 seconds.