VA HB2651 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-21 - Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund; fees for offenses related to sex trafficking. Establishes the Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of promoting awareness of and preventive training and education relating to sex trafficking. The bill requires persons convicted of misdemeanor violations of prostitution, aiding prostitution, and using vehicles to promote prostitution to pay a $100 fee and persons convicted of certain felony violations of abduction with the intent to extort money or for immoral purpose, placing or leaving wife for prostitution, or felony violations of the laws pertaining to commercial sex trafficking or prostitution offenses, with the exception of violations of crimes against nature, to pay a $500 fee. Such fees are to be paid into the Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.

Title

Virginia Prevention of Sex Trafficking Fund; created, fees for offenses related to sex trafficking.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-01-21 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-16 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-21HouseReported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
2019-01-16HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2019-01-15HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-11HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-11HousePresented and ordered printed 19104379D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
16169.48:6(n/a)See Bill Text
171275.13(n/a)See Bill Text
91116.4(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

feedback