Criminal sexual assault; penalty when committed by parents, etc., person is 13 yrs. of age, etc. (SB1240)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal sexual assault committed by parents, stepparents, grandparents, and step-grandparents; penalty. Provides that a parent, stepparent, grandparent, or step-grandparent is guilty of the crime of forcible sodomy or object sexual penetration if such offenses are committed by such persons and the complaining witness is at least 13 years of age but younger than 18 years of age. The bill also increases from a Class 3 felony to a Class 2 felony the penalty for the crime of incest. Read the Bill »


01/11/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101085D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/13/2021Impact statement from VCSC (SB1240)
01/18/2021Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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