Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist. (HB1196)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Resisting arrest; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of resisting arrest, punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor, if a person intentionally prevents or attempts to prevent a lawful arrest by failing to allow himself to be physically taken into custody by using any physical means to resist. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/15/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104278D
01/15/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16105041D-H1
02/05/2016Read first time
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105041D-H1
02/08/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1196H1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Courts of Justice