Computer trespass; penalty. (SB1377)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Computer trespass; penalty. Expands the crime of computer trespass to provide that the prohibited actions that constitute computer trespass are criminalized if done through intentionally deceptive means and without authority and specifies that monitoring and interaction involving a subscriber's Internet or other network connection or service is not considered computer trespass unless such monitoring or interaction is done through intentionally deceptive means without authorization or with malicious intent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103600D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (SB1377)
01/23/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Committee substitute printed 17104575D-S1
01/24/2017Impact statement from VCSC (SB1377S1)
01/24/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Read second time
01/25/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/25/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104575D-S1
01/25/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1377S1
01/26/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1377S1)
02/15/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/21/2017Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1986.