Child Pornography Registry; contents of Registry, criminal investigations, report. (SB1379)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child Pornography Registry; contents of Registry; criminal investigations; report. Requires copies of all known or suspected child pornography found during the course of a criminal investigation of child pornography offenses to be included in the Child Pornography Registry (the Registry). Current law provides that only such images that are presented as evidence and used in a conviction for child pornography offenses are required to be included in the Registry. The bill also provides that Registry information may be used for victim identification. The bill requires the Department of State Police, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to submit a report detailing the implementation plan for changes to the Registry pursuant to the bill to the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and Senate Committee on Finance by January 1, 2020. Amends § 19.2-390.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/14/2019: passed committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100884D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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