Disarming a law-enforcement officer; penalty. (HB1726)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disarming a law-enforcement officer; penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for removing a chemical irritant weapon or impact weapon from a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer engaged in the performance of his duties with the intent to impede or prevent such officer from performing his duties. The bill further increases the penalty from a Class 6 felony to a Class 4 felony if the weapon removed is such officer's firearm or stun weapon. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100361D
01/07/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1726)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1726)
02/07/2017Left in Courts of Justice