Commercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; mistake of age defense. (HB1150)

Introduced By

Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Irene Shin (D-Herndon), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Commercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; mistake of age defense. Provides that a defendant's ignorance of the victim's age, the victim's misrepresentation of his age, or the defendant's belief that the victim was an adult shall not be raised as a defense in a prosecution for certain crimes related to commercial sex trafficking and prostitution involving a minor victim. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2022Committee
01/14/2022Presented and ordered printed 22102730D
01/14/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2022Impact statement from VCSC (HB1150)
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1150)
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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