Aggravated sexual battery; penalty. (SB42)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Aggravated sexual battery; penalty. Provides that any massage therapist, person practicing the healing arts, or physical therapist, or a person purporting to be such practitioner who sexually abuses another person without the express consent of the complaining witness is guilty of aggravated sexual battery. Read the Bill »


02/18/2020: In Subcommittee


11/18/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100063D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
11/19/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB42)
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/16/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law
01/29/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20106403D-S1
01/29/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/31/2020Impact statement from VCSC (SB42S1)
02/05/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106403D-S1
02/07/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB42S1
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB42S1)
02/18/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal

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