Grand larceny and certain property crimes; penalties. (SB1296)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Grand larceny and certain property crimes; penalties. Reduces from $1,000 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill reduces the threshold by the same amount for the classification of certain property crimes. The bill also provides that any person convicted of a second larceny offense shall be confined in jail not less than 30 days nor more than 12 months and that for a third or any subsequent offense, he is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


01/30/2023: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/10/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100608D
01/10/2023Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/12/2023Impact statement from VCSC (SB1296)
01/16/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB1296)
01/30/2023Incorporated by Judiciary (SB1396-Stuart) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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