Firefighting, emerg. medical services, or law-enforcement equipment & vehicles; destroying, penalty. (HB1938)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), and Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Destroying or tampering with firefighting or emergency medical services equipment or law-enforcement equipment and vehicles; penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for injuring, destroying, removing, or tampering with any firefighting equipment or apparatus, emergency medical services vehicle, or law-enforcement vehicle or equipment. The bill also adds to this prohibition such interference with any other equipment or apparatus used by emergency medical services personnel or law-enforcement officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102624D
01/11/2021Impact statement from VCSC (HB1938)
01/11/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1938)
02/05/2021Left in Courts of Justice