Obstructing justice and resisting arrest; fleeing from a law-enforcement officer, penalty. (SB57)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Fleeing from a law-enforcement officer. Relocates the existing section prohibiting fleeing from a law-enforcement officer to a more logical location with prohibitions for obstructing justice and resisting arrest. Amends § 18.2-460, § 19.2-310.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
11/27/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100241D
11/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read second time
02/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB57E
02/05/2018Printed as engrossed 18100241D-E
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read second time
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Enrolled
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB57ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 417 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0417)