Arrest photos; placement and removal on Internet, penalty. (SB137)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Arrest photos on Internet. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for the owner of a website to both post an arrest photo and solicit, request, or accept money for removing the photograph. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100974D
12/30/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB137)
01/15/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Committee substitute printed 14104012D-S1
01/15/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/16/2014Incorporates SB286
01/17/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB137S1)
01/31/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB137S1)
02/04/2014Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)