Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund; created, fees for offenses related to sex trafficking. (HB2651)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund; fees for offenses related to sex trafficking. Establishes the Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of promoting awareness of and preventive training and education relating to sex trafficking. The bill requires persons convicted of misdemeanor violations of prostitution, aiding prostitution, and using vehicles to promote prostitution to pay a $100 fee and persons convicted of certain felony violations of abduction with the intent to extort money or for immoral purpose, placing or leaving wife for prostitution, or felony violations of the laws pertaining to commercial sex trafficking or prostitution offenses, with the exception of violations of crimes against nature, to pay a $500 fee. Such fees are to be paid into the Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »

Status

02/13/2019: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/11/2019Committee
01/11/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104379D
01/11/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2651)
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/12/2019Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed Senate with amendment
02/13/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2019Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Placed on Calendar
02/13/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Enrolled
02/15/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2651ER)
02/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2651ER)
02/15/2019Signed by Speaker
02/15/2019Signed by President
02/19/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/19/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 19, 2019
02/19/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 728 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0728)

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