Intentional injury to property or a monument or memorial; reduces penalty. (HB1781)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Intentional injury to property or a monument or memorial; penalty. Reduces from a Class 6 felony to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for damages of $1,000 or more for the crime of intentional injury or destruction of (i) any property, real or personal, not his own or (ii) a monument or memorial for war veterans, a monument erected to mark the site of an engagement fought during the Civil War, or a memorial to designate the boundary of a city, town, or tract of land. Read the Bill »

Status

12/29/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/29/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100420D
12/29/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1781)

Comments

Carol J Bova writes:

Has anyone noticed this says "intentional injury or destruction of (1) any property, real or personal, not his own" and includes trees used as boundary markers for tracts of land, in addition to war memorials and monuments?

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