Public assets; misuse, adoption of local ordinance by locality, penalty. (HB420)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


. Misuse of public assets. Subjects anyone who works for or is elected to any government body to the penalties for misuse of public assets. Currently, only full-time persons or officers are subject to the penalty.


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102201D
01/04/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB420)
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2014Reconsidered by Courts sub: Criminal
02/05/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Committee substitute printed 14104815D-H1
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104815D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB420H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB420H1)
02/24/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 2-N 5-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB420ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 321 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0321)