Petit larceny; prior convictions, penalty. (HB602)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Petit larceny; prior convictions; penalty. Provides that, if it is alleged in the warrant, indictment, or information that a person had previously been convicted of larceny or any offense deemed to be or punished as larceny, robbery, or carjacking, such person shall, upon conviction for larceny or any offense deemed to be or punished as larceny, receive a jail sentence of at least 30 days or, if two or more prior offenses are alleged, be guilty of a Class 6 felony. Currently, only prior offenses of larceny or any offense deemed to be or punished as larceny is considered for purposes of applying the enhanced penalty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103580D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB602)
01/28/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB602)
02/05/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Committee substitute printed 16105433D-H1
02/11/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB602H1)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105433D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB602H1
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB602H1)
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House (90-Y 8-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Rereferred to Finance
03/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Finance