Grand larceny & certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc., to $500. (SB221)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


01/15/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100857D
01/03/2018Referred 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: SB21, HB173 and SB157.


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.