Adultery; civil penalty. (SB1124)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Adultery; civil penalty. Reduces the penalty for adultery from a Class 4 misdemeanor to a civil penalty of not more than $250. Amends § 18.2-365, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100604D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1124)
01/25/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

Eva King writes:

I cannot believe that Virginia actually still has such an antiquated law in its code! I strongly support this amendment.