General Assembly; state employees and appointees making false statements to members, penalty. (SB485)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


False statements to members of the General Assembly; state employees and appointees. Provides that any state employee or person serving in an appointed position who knowingly and willfully makes any materially false statement or representation to a member of the General Assembly who is in the course of conducting an inquiry or investigation in his official capacity or on behalf of any committee or subcommittee of the Senate or House of Delegates is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill defines "state employee" and "appointed position." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103957D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB485)
02/11/2016Passed by indefinitely in Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)