Prostitution; touching the unclothed genitals or anus of another, penalty. (HB1524)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prostitution; touching the unclothed genitals or anus of another; penalty. Provides that any person who touches the unclothed genitals or anus of another with the intent to sexually arouse or gratify for money is guilty of prostitution, which is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill also provides that any person who receives any money on account of procuring for or placing in a house of prostitution any person for the purpose of causing such person to engage in the touching of the unclothed genitals or anus of another person with the intent to sexually arouse or gratify is guilty of a Class 4 felony. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2020Presented and ordered printed 20103888D
01/09/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1524)
01/09/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (96-Y 4-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (96-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1524)
02/19/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108773D-S1
02/21/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1524S1)
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1524S1)
02/26/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Passed by for the day
03/02/2020Floor substitute printed 20109420D-S2 (DeSteph)
03/02/2020Read third time
03/02/2020Passed by for the day
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Committee substitute rejected 20108773D-S1
03/03/2020Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2020Substitute by Senator DeSteph agreed to 20109420D-S2
03/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1524S2
03/03/2020Passed Senate with substitute (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1524S2)
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20109420D-S2 (91-Y 5-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Adoption (91-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1524S2)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1524ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1524ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/20)
04/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)