Marriage-related criminal laws; gender-neutral terms, adultery repeal, penalty. (HB412)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Marriage-related criminal laws; gender-neutral terms; adultery repeal; penalty. Amends various criminal and criminal procedure laws to make them applicable to both same-sex and opposite married couples to comport with the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015). The bill also repeals the crime of adultery. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2018Committee
01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101295D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB412)
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB412)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation to make the Virginia Code gender neutral.