Minors; abduction for purpose of prostitution or child pornography, penalty. (HB673)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan), Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), and Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Abduction of minor for the purpose of prostitution or child pornography; penalty. Provides that the use of force, intimidation, or deception is not an element of the crime of abducting a minor for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution or for the purpose of manufacturing child pornography, a crime punishable as a Class 2 felony. The bill also expands the class of minors who may be the victim of the crime of abduction for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution from minors under 16 years of age to all minors, that is, anyone under 18 years of age. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103514D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB673)
02/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB673)
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice