VA HB1716 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on December 17 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Criminal sexual assault; definition of sexual abuse; complaining witness under age 13. Includes in the definition of "sexual abuse" the intentional touching of any part of a complaining witness's body, either on the skin or the material covering the complaining witness's body, if the complaining witness is under the age of 13 and the act is committed with the intent to sexually molest, arouse, or gratify any person. The bill repeals the current provision relating to adult penetration of the mouth of a child under the age of 13 with lascivious intent.

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Criminal sexual assault; definition of sexual abuse, complaining witness under age 13.



2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-12-17HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-12-17HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100837D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182370.6(n/a)See Bill Text
18267.10(n/a)See Bill Text
192310.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192392.02(n/a)See Bill Text
1928(n/a)See Bill Text
91902(n/a)See Bill Text

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