Assault and battery; emergency health care provider. (HB392)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), and Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault and battery; emergency health care provider. Provides that the commission of an assault or an assault and battery against an emergency health care provider in an emergency room of a hospital or clinic or on the premises of any other facility rendering emergency medical care is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101588D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB392)
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2014Read third time and passed House (92-Y 2-N)
01/24/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2014Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.