Elementary or secondary school, private or public; threats to bomb/damage, false info as to danger. (HB1947)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)

Progress

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

Description

Threats to bomb or damage; false information as to danger; private or public elementary or secondary school; penalty. Provides that for any person who (i) makes and communicates to another by any means any threat to bomb, burn, destroy, or in any manner damage a private or public elementary or secondary school or (ii) communicates to another, by any means, information, knowing the same to be false, as to the existence of any peril of bombing, burning, destruction, or damage to a private or public elementary or secondary school the punishment includes a term of confinement of at least six months, five days of which is a mandatory minimum. Under current law, a person who is 15 or older is guilty of a Class 5 felony and a person who is under 15 is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for such violation. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2019Committee
01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103234D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB1947)
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1947)
01/18/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 2-N)
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19106188D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106188D-H1
02/04/2019Amendment by Delegate Levine rejected
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1947H1
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1947H1)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (61-Y 38-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (61-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2019Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

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