Sexual crimes against minors; extends statute of limitations. (HB510)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors. Extends the statute of limitations to one year after the victim reaches 18 years of age for misdemeanor violations of the following crimes: carnal knowledge of offender by employee of bail bond company, sexual battery, infected sexual battery, sexual abuse of a child age 13 or 14 by an adult, attempted sexual battery, and tongue penetration by adult of mouth of child under age 13. Under existing law, there is a one-year statute of limitations on most misdemeanors. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2016Committee
01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102802D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB510)
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
02/05/2016Assigned App. sub: Criminal Law
02/05/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB510)
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Read third time
02/24/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Enrolled
02/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB510ER)
02/25/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB510ER)
02/25/2016Signed by Speaker
02/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB510ER)
02/26/2016Signed by President
02/29/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/29/16
02/29/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 7, 2016
03/04/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 233 (effective 7/1/16)
03/04/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0233)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria): CURRENTLY IS ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE OFFENSE, THIS STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN THIS BILL WILL INCREASE IT TO ONE YEAR AFTER HE OR HER REACHES HER THIRD BIRTHDAY.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU.

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria): HOUSE BILL 543 A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO INVOLUNTARY PSYCHIATRIC

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB354.