Criminal street gang predicate offenses; penalties. (HB1847)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal street gang predicate offenses. Expands the class of criminal street gang offenses to include all felony crimes against property, all felony drug offenses, and all felony offenses involving prostitution. The class also specifically includes all homicide offenses, some but not all of which would be considered "acts of violence" under the current law.

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Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101637D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847)
01/10/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847)
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1847)
01/22/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104514D-H1
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847H1)
01/29/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847H1)
01/29/2013Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
01/31/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104514D-H1
02/04/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1847H1
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1847H1)
02/13/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Committee substitute printed 13105091D-S1
02/14/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847S1)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105091D-S1
02/18/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1847S1
02/18/2013Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Senate substitute rejected by House 13105091D-S1 (0-Y 98-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Stuart, Garrett, Marsh
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Albo, Bell, R.B., Herring
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1847ER)
03/04/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1847ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/06/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1847ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 573 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0573)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.


stephen writes:

How come Gang members aren't added to the crimes against minors registry, so that parents can keep this trash a way from their kids? You claim nothing is more important than protecting kids. But so far all this Delegate has done is flap his Gums.