Fake birth certificate; one who manufactures, etc., for false identity is guilty of misdemeanor. (HB1777)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fake birth certificate; penalty.  Provides that any person who manufactures, sells, or transfers a fictitious birth certificate for the purpose of establishing a false identity for himself or for another person is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Impact statement from (HB1777)
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102318D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2011Impact statement from VCSC (HB1777)
01/27/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/28/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/2011Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104871D-H1
01/31/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2011Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/02/2011Impact statement from VCSC (HB1777H1)
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
02/07/2011Passed by temporarily
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104871D-H1
02/07/2011Amendments by Delegate Gilbert agreed to
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1777EH1
02/07/2011Printed as engrossed 11104871D-EH1
02/08/2011Impact statement from VCSC (HB1777EH1)
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (98-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 with amendments (14-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
02/23/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/23/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2011Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Placed on Calendar
02/24/2011Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1777ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Impact statement from VCSC (HB1777ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 401 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0401)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1777ER)


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.