Grand larceny; increases threshold amount. (HB995)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk) 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


Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $500 to $1,000 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the classification of certain property crimes. This bill incorporates HB 263 and is identical to SB 788. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103373D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB995)
01/23/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/24/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
01/27/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20106688D-H1
01/27/2020Incorporates HB263 (Lopez)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106688D-H1
01/30/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB995H1
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House (58-Y 40-N 1-A)
01/31/2020VOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB995H1)
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (7-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB995ER)
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB995ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/03/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 89 (effective 7/1/20)
03/03/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)