Grand larceny & property injury; health & safety made an element of crimes where coal mine damaged. (SB208)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Grand larceny and property injury; health and safety made an element of crimes where coal mine damaged; trespass; penalty.Defines certain offenses against coal mine property as grand larceny, injury to property, or trespass. The bill provides that larceny from a coal mine of any thing valued at $100 or more whose removal affects the health or safety of another constitutes grand larceny. The existing penalty for grand larceny is imprisonment for up to 20 years, or, in the discretion of the jury or the court, confinement in jail for up to one year and a fine of up to $2,500, either or both. The bill provides that intentional injury to property located at a coal mine where such damage is valued at more than $100 is a felony punishable by a fine of $3,000 to $10,000 or imprisonment for one to three years, or both, while unauthorized entry upon a coal mine property is expressly listed among the acts that may constitute a trespass. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100432D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/05/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB208)
01/06/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB208)
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14104234D-S1
01/20/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/20/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB208S1)
02/04/2014Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)