RICO Act; computer crimes, penalty. (HB279)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

RICO Act; computer crimes; penalty. Adds certain felony offenses contained in the Virginia Computer Crimes Act as qualifying offenses under the Virginia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act. Such crimes include computer fraud, transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail, computer trespass, computer invasion of privacy, using a computer to gather identifying information, and theft of computer services. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2018Committee
01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101312D
01/03/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB279)
01/03/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB279)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice