Assault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty. (HB1808)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)

Progress

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

Description

Assault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty. Provides that any person who commits an assault and battery or assault and battery against a family or household member while (i) in the physical presence of a minor and (ii) knowing or having reason to know that such minor may see or hear such assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 6 felony for a second or subsequent offense. The bill also provides any person who commits a felony act of violence while (a) in the physical presence of a minor and (b) knowing or having reason to know that such minor may see or hear such assault and battery is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »

Status

12/29/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/29/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101836D
12/29/2018Committee
12/29/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/02/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB1808)

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