HB1751: Forgery; venue for prosecution.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to forgery; venue.
[H 1751]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 19.2-245.1. Forgery; where prosecuted.

If any person commits forgery, that forgery may be prosecuted in any county or city (i) where the writing was forged, or where the same was used or passed, or attempted to be used or passed, or deposited or placed with another person, firm, association, or corporation either for collection or credit for the account of any person, firm, association, or corporation or; (ii) where the writing is found in the possession of the defendant; or (iii) where an issuer, acquirer, or account holder sustained a financial loss as a result of the offense.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1751
House Amendments in [ ] – January 24, 2019
A BILL to amend and reenact § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to forgery; venue.
Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Leftwich

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 19.2-245.1. Forgery; where prosecuted.

If any person commits forgery, that forgery may be prosecuted in any county or city (i) where the writing was forged, or where the same was used or passed, or attempted to be used or passed, or deposited or placed with another person, firm, association, or corporation either for collection or credit for the account of any person, firm, association, or corporation or; (ii) where the writing is found in the possession of the defendant; or (iii) where [ an issuer, acquirer, or account holder a person ] sustained a financial loss as a result of the offense.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1751

Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 21, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to forgery; venue.
Patron-- Leftwich

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 19.2-245.1. Forgery; where prosecuted.

If any person commits forgery, that forgery may be prosecuted in any county or city (i) where the writing was forged, or where the same was used or passed, or attempted to be used or passed, or deposited or placed with another person, firm, association, or corporation either for collection or credit for the account of any person, firm, association, or corporation or; (ii) where the writing is found in the possession of the defendant; or (iii) where an issuer, acquirer, or account holder sustained a financial loss as a result of the offense.