Minors; prostitution and human trafficking related crimes, increases penalty. (HB2470)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prostitution and human trafficking related crimes; minors; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 felony to a Class 2 felony and imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years for the following crimes if minors are involved: (i) pandering; (ii) receiving money for procuring a person for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or child pornography; (iii) receiving money from the earnings of a person engaged in prostitution; and (iv) commercial sex trafficking. Amends § 18.2-355, § 18.2-356, § 18.2-357, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102660D
01/09/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2470)
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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