Damage or trespass to critical infrastructure or utilities; penalty. (SB828)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Damage or trespass to critical infrastructure or utilities; penalty. Provides that any person who intentionally destroys or damages any alumina refinery, a chemical, polymer, or rubber manufacturing facility, a transmission facility used by a federally licensed radio or television station, a steelmaking facility that uses an electric arc furnace to make steel, a facility identified and regulated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, a dam that is regulated by the Commonwealth or federal government, a port, a railroad switching yard, railroad tracks, a trucking terminal, or other freight transportation facility, or a facility that is used to furnish cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications service, is guilty of a Class 4 felony, provided that in the event the destruction or damage may be remedied or repaired for $200 or less such act shall constitute a Class 3 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/15/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104383D
01/15/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2018Impact statement from VCSC (SB828)
01/24/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Committee substitute printed 18105983D-S1
01/24/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2018Impact statement from VCSC (SB828S1)
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)