Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner, penalty. (HB1178)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner; penalty. Provides that a person who trespasses on the property of another in any manner to physically interfere with the right of the owner, user, or occupant of the property to use such property free from such physical interference is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, or Class 6 felony if the trespass constitutes a hate crime. Currently, there is no requirement that the interference be physical. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103551D
01/16/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB1178)
01/20/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2014Continued to 2015 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2014Left in Courts of Justice