Enticing another into a dwelling house; person who commits certain violations, Class 6 felony. (HB1493)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas) with support from co-patrons Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), and Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enticing, etc., real estate licensee with intent to commit certain felonies; penalty. Criminalizes the conduct of enticing, soliciting, or requesting a real estate licensee to enter a dwelling house in the licensee's professional capacity with the intent to commit murder, rape, forcible sodomy, inanimate or animate object sexual penetration, robbery, carjacking, aggravated malicious wounding, or abduction. A first offense is punishable by a 20-year mandatory minimum sentence and a second offense is punishable by a 40-year mandatory minimum sentence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101225D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB1493)
02/02/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Committee substitute printed 15104568D-H1
02/04/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB1493H1)
02/06/2015Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1493H1)
02/06/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104568D-H1
02/09/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1493H1
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Passed by for the day (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2015Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 96-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Senate requested conference committee
02/26/2015House acceded to request
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2015Delegates: Miller, Ingram, BaCote
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2015Senators: Obenshain, Reeves, McEachin
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1493ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1493ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/11/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB1493ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 392 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.