Abusive language; clarifies that the crime applies to person cursing, etc., law-enforcement officer. (SB5061)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Abusive language to another; penalty. Clarifies that the crime of using abusive language to another applies to persons cursing or abusing law-enforcement officers or emergency personnel who are performing their assigned duties. Read the Bill »

Status

08/20/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200189D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/20/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB5056-Reeves) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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