SB1128: Law-enforcement officer; impersonating local, etc., law-enforcement officer is Class 1 misdemeanor.


SENATE BILL NO. 1128
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee for Courts of Justice
on February 15, 2013)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator McDougle)
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-174 of the Code of Virginia, relating to impersonating a law-enforcement officer; penalty.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 18.2-174 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-174. Impersonating officer.

Any person who shall falsely assume or exercise falsely assumes or exercises the functions, powers, duties, and privileges incident to the office of sheriff, police officer, marshal, or other peace officer or those of a federal law-enforcement officer named in clause (iii) of subsection K of § 18.2-308, or who shall falsely assume or pretend falsely assumes or pretends to be any such officer, shall be deemed is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

SENATE BILL NO. 1128

Offered January 9, 2013
Prefiled January 9, 2013
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-174 of the Code of Virginia, relating to impersonating a law-enforcement officer; penalty.
Patron-- McDougle

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 18.2-174 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-174. Impersonating officer.

Any person who shall falsely assume or exercise falsely assumes or exercises the functions, powers, duties, and privileges incident to the office of sheriff, police officer, marshal, or other peace local, city, county, state, or federal law-enforcement officer, or who shall falsely assume or pretend falsely assumes or pretends to be any such officer, shall be deemed is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.