Grand larceny & certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc., to $500. (SB21)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. This bill was incorporated into SB 105. Amends § 18.2-103, § 18.2-108.01, § 18.2-181, § 18.2-181.1, § 18.2-182, § 18.2-23, § 18.2-95, § 18.2-96, § 19.2-289, § 19.2-290, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/15/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
11/20/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100386D
11/20/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2018Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB105-Suetterlein) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB173, SB157 and SB221.

Comments

Margaret Breslau writes:

Hopefully, we can raise this to $1,500 in the 2019 legislative session. This would be a first step but at $500, this bill does not account for inflation.