Fornication; repeal. (HB245)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Fornication; repeal. Repeals the crime of fornication, i.e., voluntary sexual intercourse by an unmarried person, punishable under current law as a Class 4 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101003D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (91-Y 5-N 1-A)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (91-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/17/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Enrolled
02/21/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB245ER)
02/21/2020Signed by Speaker
02/24/2020Signed by President
02/26/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2020
02/26/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 4, 2020
03/04/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 122 (effective 7/1/20)

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