Carnal knowledge; bail bondsmen, penalty. (SB1649)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Carnal knowledge; bail bondsmen; penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for carnal knowledge of a pretrial defendant or posttrial offender by an owner or employee of the bail bond company that posted the pretrial defendant's or posttrial offender's bond and has the authority to revoke such bond. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103431D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1649)
01/16/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1649)
02/06/2019Left in Finance