VA HB1808 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 29 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Assault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty. Provides that any person who commits assault and battery or assault and battery against a family or household member while (i) in the physical presence of a minor and (ii) knowing or having reason to know that such minor may see or hear such assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 6 felony for a second or subsequent offense. The bill also provides any person who commits a felony act of violence while (a) in the physical presence of a minor and (b) knowing or having reason to know that such minor may see or hear such assault and battery is guilty of a Class 5 felony.

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Title

Assault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-12-29HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-12-29HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101836D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18257.5(n/a)See Bill Text
192268.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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