VA HB1845 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Carnal knowledge of pretrial or posttrial offender by owner or employee of bail bond company or volunteer or employee of residential substance abuse program; penalties. Provides that an accused is guilty of carnal knowledge of a pretrial or posttrial offender, punishable as a Class 6 felony, if (i) he is an employee or volunteer providing services at a residential substance abuse program licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; (ii) the offender is participating in such residential substance abuse program as a condition of bail or posttrial supervision; and (iii) the accused carnally knows, without use of force, threat, or intimidation, the pretrial defendant or posttrial offender. The bill also increases the penalty for carnal knowledge of a pretrial or posttrial offender by an owner or employee of a bail bond company from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony.

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Owner or employee of bail bond company, etc.



2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2019-01-02HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-02HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102859D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18264.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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