Hoax explosive devices; imitation weapons of terrorism, increased penalties. (HB1411)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hoax explosive devices; imitation weapons of terrorism; increased penalties. Increases the penalty for constructing, using, placing, or sending a hoax explosive device from a Class 6 to a Class 5 felony. The bill also increases from a Class 6 to a Class 5 felony the penalty for using, selling, giving, distributing, or manufacturing any device or material that by its design, construction, content, or characteristics appears to be a weapon of terrorism, but that is an imitation of a weapon of terrorism. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/18/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101444D
12/18/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/20/2012Impact statement from VCSC (HB1411)
01/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1411)
02/05/2013Left in Courts of Justice