Threats of death or bodily injury; penalty. (SB628)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Threats of death or bodily injury; penalty. Removes the requirement that a threat of death or bodily injury be communicated in a writing for the offense of threatening to kill or do bodily injury to a person or any member of his family or for the enhanced penalty for threatening to kill or do bodily harm at a school, on a school bus, or at a school-sponsored event. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/15/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103454D
01/15/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB628)
02/01/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Committee substitute printed 16105015D-S1
02/01/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB628S1)
02/17/2016Left in Finance

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 17 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.

Transcript

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



Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester): SMOOTH, HE COULD TALK THE POLICE OUT OF IT AND THEY WOULD LEAVE. THERE ARE MANY, MANY NIGHT WHEN SHE BELIEVED THAT SHE OR HER CHILDREN WOULD IN THE SURVIVE THAT NIGHT AND IT WASN'T UNTIL THE VERY END WHEN HE WAS CAUGHT. HE HAD GONE TO TRACTOR SUPPLY AND BOUGHT THREE KNIVES AND HE WAS COMING BACK AND HE TOLD HER, I'M GOING TO COME AND KILL YOU, AND SHE CALL THE POLICE AND THEY