Funeral or memorial service disruption; penalty. (SB434)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)

Progress

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

Description

Funeral protests; penalty.  Makes it unlawful for a person to address speech to a person attending a funeral or memorial service that is reasonably likely to provoke an imminent breach of the peace, or to engage in picketing activity within 250 feet of a funeral or memorial service that targets one or more persons attending such service. A violation of this provision is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101277D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB434)
02/08/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Committee substitute printed 12105264D-S1
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105264D-S1
02/13/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB434S1
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB434S1)
02/15/2012Placed on Calendar
02/15/2012Read first time
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/17/2012Referred from Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/27/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice
11/29/2012Left in Courts of Justice