Incest; definition of parent, includes step-parent, grandparent includes step-grandparent, penalty. (SB476)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Incest; definitions of parent, etc.; penalty. Provides that for the purposes of the crime of incest, parent includes step-parent, grandparent includes step-grandparent, child includes a minor step-child, and grandchild includes a minor step-grandchild. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102255D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB476)
01/15/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB476)
02/18/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/24/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2014Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
03/03/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Read second time
03/06/2014Read third time
03/06/2014Committee amendments agreed to
03/06/2014Engrossed by House as amended
03/06/2014Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB476ER)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB476ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/01/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB476ER)
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 542 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0542)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.