VA HB252 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB252


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 30 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Causing or encouraging acts rendering children sexually abused; penalty. Provides that any person 18 years of age or older who (i) (a) has physical custody of a minor, (b) allows a minor to reside at his residence, (c) is in a position of trust or authority over a minor, or (d) is the temporary caretaker of a minor; (ii) is more than three years older than such minor; and (iii) willfully contributes to, encourages, or causes any act, omission, or condition that results in any sexual act upon the minor in violation of the law is guilty of a Class 4 felony.

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Causing or encouraging acts rendering children sexually abused; penalty.



2020-12-04HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2020-02-07HouseContinued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
2020-02-06HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2021 by voice vote
2020-02-04HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2019-12-30HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-12-30HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102314D

Same As/Similar To

HB252 (Carry Over) 2020-02-07 - Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182371.01(n/a)See Bill Text

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