Causing or encouraging acts rendering children sexually abused; penalty. (HB252)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Causing or encouraging acts rendering children sexually abused; penalty. Provides that any person 18 years of age or older who (i) (a) has physical custody of a minor, (b) allows a minor to reside at his residence, (c) is in a position of trust or authority over a minor, or (d) is the temporary caretaker of a minor; (ii) is more than three years older than such minor; and (iii) willfully contributes to, encourages, or causes any act, omission, or condition that results in any sexual act upon the minor in violation of the law is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102314D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/02/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB252)
02/04/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/07/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

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