Adultery; reduces penalty to a civil penalty. (HB745)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Adultery; civil penalty. Reduces the penalty for adultery from a Class 4 misdemeanor to a civil penalty of not more than $250. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101507D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB745)
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (17-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB745E
02/08/2018Printed as engrossed 18101507D-E
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House (95-Y 4-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB745E)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2018Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB610.