School property; threats of death or bodily harm, penalty. (HB2619)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Threats of death or bodily harm on school property; penalty. Includes orally communicated threats of death or bodily harm on school property as conduct subject to the enhanced penalty of a Class 6 felony. Under current law, only such threats communicated in writing are subject to the enhanced penalty, and such threats made orally to an employee of an elementary, middle, or secondary school are punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amends § 18.2-60, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

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

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103698D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2619)

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