Firefighting, emerg. medical services, or law-enforcement equipment & vehicles; destroying, penalty. (HB123)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Destroying or tampering with firefighting or emergency medical services equipment or law-enforcement vehicles and equipment; 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 vehicle used by emergency medical services personnel or law-enforcement officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101552D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/11/2022Impact statement from VCSC (HB123)
01/13/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB123)
01/18/2022Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/20/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2022Reported from Public Safety (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2022Referred from Appropriations
01/26/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
02/11/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Committee substitute printed 22106436D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB123H1)
02/14/2022Impact statement from VCSC (HB123H1)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106436D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB123H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/28/2022Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (6-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)