Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist. (HB1196)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Resisting arrest; penalty. Removes the requirement that a person flee in order to be convicted of the Class 1 misdemeanor of resisting arrest and replaces it with failing to submit to the lawful commands of a law-enforcement officer or failing to allow oneself to be physically taken into custody by using either active or passive means to resist. Read the Bill »


03/02/2016: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/15/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16104278D
01/15/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104278D
01/15/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Assigned to sub: Criminal Law
01/20/2016Assigned App. sub: Criminal Law
01/20/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16105041D-H1
02/05/2016Read first time
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105041D-H1
02/08/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1196H1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)