HB25: Firefighting equipment or emergency medical services vehicle; penalty for tampering with, etc.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1, relating to tampering, etc., with firefighting equipment; penalty.
[H 25]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1 as follows:

§ 18.2-151.1. Injuring, destroying, removing, or tampering with firefighting equipment; penalty.

Any person who injures, destroys, removes, tampers with, or otherwise interferes with the operation of (i) any equipment or apparatus used for fighting fires or for protecting property or human life by a fire company or fire department, as those terms are defined in § 27-6.01, or (ii) any emergency medical services vehicle, as defined in § 32.1-111.1, intending to temporarily or permanently prevent the useful operation of such equipment or apparatus is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.


HOUSE BILL NO. 25
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee for Courts of Justice
on January 27, 2016)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Habeeb)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1, relating to tampering, etc., with firefighting equipment; penalty.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1 as follows:

§ 18.2-151.1. Injuring, destroying, removing, or tampering with firefighting equipment; penalty.

Any person who injures, destroys, removes, tampers with, or otherwise interferes with the operation of (i) any equipment or apparatus used for fighting fires or for protecting property or human life by a fire company or fire department, as those terms are defined in § 27-6.01, or (ii) any emergency medical services vehicle, as defined in § 32.1-111.1, intending to temporarily or permanently prevent the useful operation of such equipment or apparatus is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

HOUSE BILL NO. 25

Offered January 13, 2016
Prefiled November 17, 2015
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1, relating to tampering, etc., with firefighting equipment; penalty.
Patron-- Habeeb

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-151.1 as follows:

§ 18.2-151.1. Injuring, destroying, removing, or tampering with firefighting equipment; penalty.

Any person who injures, destroys, removes, tampers with, or otherwise interferes with the operation of any equipment or apparatus used for fighting fires and for protecting property and human life by a fire company or fire department, as those terms are defined in § 27-6.01, intending to temporarily or permanently prevent the useful operation of such equipment or apparatus is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.