Computer trespass; increases penalty if government computer and computer used for public utilities. (HB922)

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Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities. 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 of Virginia, a local government within the Commonwealth, or certain public utilities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101923D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB922)
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB922)
02/08/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2016Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/11/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Committee substitute printed 16105820D-S1
02/24/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB922S1)
02/25/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB922S1)
03/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Finance