Hoax explosive devices; increases penalty for use, construction, etc. (SB712)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hoax explosive devices; penalty. Raises from a Class 6 felony to a Class 5 felony the construction, use, placement, sending, or causing to be sent any hoax explosive device so as to intentionally cause another person to believe that such device is a bomb or explosive. Read the Bill »


01/29/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


11/28/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100904D
11/28/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/01/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB712)
12/06/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB712)
01/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB712)
01/21/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Committee substitute printed 13103958D-S1
01/21/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/23/2013Impact statement from VCSC (SB712S1)
01/29/2013Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


stephen writes:

Why is this even being brought up while there are so many problems in virginia.