SB5058: Remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; increases penalty.

SENATE BILL NO. 5058

Offered August 18, 2020
Prefiled August 17, 2020
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-407 of the Code of Virginia, relating to remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; penalty.
Patron-- Reeves

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-407 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-407. Remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; penalty.

Every person, except the owner or lessee of the premises, his family and nonrioting guests, and public officers and persons assisting them, who remains at the place of any riot or unlawful assembly after having been lawfully warned to disperse, shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor Class 1 misdemeanor.