Prisoners; harassment by use of computer, penalty. (SB486)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Harassment by computer by prisoners; penalty.  Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a prisoner or a person acting on behalf of a prisoner to use a computer, computer network, or social networking site to harass, intimidate, or threaten a crime victim. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102376D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB486)
02/01/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Committee substitute printed 12104968D-S1
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Read second time
02/06/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104968D-S1
02/06/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB486S1
02/07/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB486S1)
02/08/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB486S1)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
03/10/2012Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB916.