Public assets; misuse, penalty. (HB252)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Misuse of public assets; penalty. Provides that any officer, agent, or employee of the Commonwealth or of any political subdivision who, without lawful authorization, uses or permits the use of public assets for private or personal purposes unrelated to the duties and office of the accused or any other legitimate government interest when the value of such use exceeds $1,000 in any 12-month period is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Currently, only full-time officers, agents, or employees can be guilty of the crime. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100204D
12/29/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
01/08/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB252)
01/17/2014Referred from Rules
01/17/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB252)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice