Hate crimes; falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials, penalty. (HB5098)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Hate crime; falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials; penalty. Increases the penalty for falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony when a person intentionally gives a false report as to the commission of any crime to any law-enforcement official, causes another to give a false report to any law-enforcement official, or calls or summons any law-enforcement official against another person because of his race, religious conviction, gender, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, or national origin. Read the Bill »

Status

09/16/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
08/20/2020Presented and ordered printed 20200320D
08/20/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB5098)
08/20/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
08/26/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/26/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
08/26/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
08/26/2020Committee substitute printed 20201045D-H1
08/27/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB5098H1)
08/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5098H1)
08/31/2020Reported from Appropriations (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
09/02/2020Read first time
09/03/2020Read second time
09/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20201045D-H1
09/03/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB5098H1
09/04/2020Read third time and passed House (55-Y 43-N)
09/04/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
09/09/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
09/09/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
09/16/2020Reported from Judiciary (7-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
09/16/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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