Hate crimes; reporting to State Police. (HB32)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

State Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person because of sexual orientation or gender identification and requires the reporting of the commission of such crime to the State Police. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/28/2017Committee
11/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101189D
11/28/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB32)
01/25/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 3-N)
02/12/2018Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

ACLU-VA LGBT Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the current Virginia law that requires reporting of crimes motivated by hate to the Virginia State Police.