Battery; public transportation operators; penalty. (SB644)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Battery; public transportation operators; penalty. Provides that the punishment for battery of a person who is the operator of a vehicle operated by a public transportation service who is engaged in the performance of his duties is a Class 1 misdemeanor, including a term of confinement of 15 days in jail, two days of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of confinement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103746D
01/18/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB644)
02/01/2016Continued to 2017 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Courts of Justice