Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities, penalty. (HB1815)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities; penalty. Increases the Class 1 misdemeanor computer trespass crimes to a Class 6 felony if the computer targeted is one that is exclusively for the use of, or used by or for, the Commonwealth, a local government within the Commonwealth, or certain public utilities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102280D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1815)
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1815)
01/30/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2017Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1815E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17102280D-E
02/06/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1815E)
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1815E)
02/13/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Committee substitute printed 17105361D-S1
02/13/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1815S1)
02/14/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1815S1)
02/15/2017Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/17/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105361D-S1
02/17/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1815S1
02/17/2017Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Placed on Calendar
02/21/2017Senate substitute agreed to by House 17105361D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1815ER)
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/27/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1815ER)
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/28/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1815ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 562 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0562)