Children; raises age for indecent liberties to under age of 16 years, penalty. (SB16)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Indecent liberties; penalty. Raises the victim age for indecent liberties from under the age of 15 years to under the age of 16 years. A person 18 years of age or older who, with lascivious intent, knowingly and intentionally participates in or proposes certain sexual activities with a child under the age of 16 will be guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »


01/23/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/27/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102094D
12/27/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/04/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB16)
01/11/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB16)
01/23/2012Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)