Minors; abduction for purpose of prostitution, penalty. (HB749)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Abduction of minor for the purpose of prostitution; penalty. Provides that the use of force, intimidation, or deception is not an element of the crime of abducting a minor for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution, a crime punishable as a Class 2 felony. The bill also expands the class of minors who may be the victim of such crime from minors under 16 years of age to minors under 18 years of age. Amends § 18.2-48, § 18.2-49, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101525D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB749)
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB749)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice