Defrauding certain businesses; penalty. (SB273)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Defrauding certain businesses; penalty. Provides that failure to pay for services or to obtain credit from a barbershop, body-piercing salon, cosmetology salon, esthetics spa, nail salon, tattoo parlor, waxing salon, or massage therapist with the intent to cheat or defraud the owner or service provider is a Class 1 misdemeanor if the value of the service is less than $200 and a Class 5 felony if the value of the service is $200 or more. Amends § 18.2-188, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101134D
01/07/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB273)
01/18/2016Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)