Pornography; public health hazard. (HJ549)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pornography; public health hazard. Recognizes pornography as a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 12/08/2016 Committee
  • 12/08/2016 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100513D
  • 12/08/2016 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 01/12/2017 Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
  • 01/25/2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
  • 01/31/2017 Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/31/2017 Committee substitute printed 17104742D-H1
  • 02/02/2017 Taken up
  • 02/02/2017 Committee substitute agreed to 17104742D-H1
  • 02/02/2017 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ549H1
  • 02/02/2017 Agreed to by House (82-Y 8-N)
  • 02/02/2017 VOTE: ADOPTION (82-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2017 Reading waived
  • 02/06/2017 Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/21/2017 Left in Rules


Waldo Jaquith writes:


David Pegram writes:

I applaud the introduction of this bill, it's time! Please pass it, pirn destroys relationships, families, and makes the life of homosexuals even shorter . . unless they repent and turn to Jesus for healing and deliverance. God bless and keep our Commonwealth, death to tyrants!

Matthew Wade writes:

Big Government Conservative and friend to the Taliban Bob Marshall is at it again!

Mary D. Devoy writes:

Did anyone know that 2017’s HJ549 is a cc of that came from this guy Chris Sevier ?