Shoplifting and employee theft; civil action. (HB281)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Shoplifting and employee theft; civil action.  Provides that a civil action for shoplifting or employee theft may be initiated or maintained by a merchant even though a criminal action for the same conduct has been initiated. A merchant may not recover more than once for the same loss if both criminal and civil actions are initiated. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101050D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/23/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/14/2012Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB961.