Capitol Square; payment of restitution for any damage to Square or any building, etc. (HB2298)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory restitution; damage to Capitol Square or any building, monument, etc., in Capitol Square. Requires payment of restitution to the Commonwealth for any damage to Capitol Square or any building, monument, statuary, artwork, or other state property in Capitol Square when a person is convicted of damaging such public buildings or convicted of participating in a riot, remaining at the place of a riot or unlawful assembly, or conspiracy or incitement to produce a riot during which such damage was caused. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2015Presented and ordered printed 15101768D
01/21/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/30/2015Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2298)
02/03/2015Read first time
02/04/2015Read second time
02/04/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB2298E
02/04/2015Printed as engrossed 15101768D-E
02/05/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2298E)
02/11/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Reading of amendments waived
02/16/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2015Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Placed on Calendar
02/18/2015Senate amendments agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2298ER)
02/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2298ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 312 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)