Gang-free zones; adds school bus stops to list of places. (HB1550)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Expansion of gang-free zones. Adds school bus stops to the list of places denoted "gang-free zones." Criminal gang activity that occurs in gang-free zones receives additional punishment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2013Committee
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103020D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1550)
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1550)
02/05/2013Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

James writes:

This is a great idea. We need to make va a gang free zone. While we are it can we go ahead and make it a murder free zone and Theft free zone as well.

Jim Duncan writes:

I want Virginia to be a poverty free zone. And violence. And meanness.