Hate crimes; reporting to State Police. (HB276)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia State Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person or the person's property because of disability, as defined in the bill, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identification and requires the reporting of the commission of such crime to the State Police. This bill incorporates HB 1058. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101151D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
01/22/2020Committee substitute printed 20106263D-H1
01/22/2020Incorporates HB1058 (Kory)
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106263D-H1
01/27/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB276H1
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House (61-Y 37-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: Passage (61-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB276H1)
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Committee substitute printed 20108222D-S1
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB276S1)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/17/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108222D-S1
02/17/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB276S1
02/17/2020Passed Senate with substitute (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Placed on Calendar
02/19/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108222D-S1 (60-Y 39-N)
02/19/2020VOTE: Adoption (60-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB276ER)
02/21/2020Signed by Speaker
02/24/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB276ER)
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 124 (effective 7/1/20)
03/04/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0124)