Grand larceny; first offender sentence reduction. (HB546)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Grand larceny; first offender; sentence reduction. Provides that a person not previously convicted of larceny who is found guilty of grand larceny where the value of the property taken was at least $200 and less than $1,000 may have the proceedings against him deferred for a period of 60 days. The bill provides that if the person pays restitution in the amount of two times the value of the property taken, the court shall find the person guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor; otherwise, the court shall find the person guilty of the felony associated with grand larceny. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101075D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/2018Referred from Rules
02/01/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB546)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice