VA HB31 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 28 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-12 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Profane swearing in public. Eliminates the crime of profanely swearing or cursing in public, which is currently punishable as a Class 4 misdemeanor.

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Profane swearing or cursing in public; eliminates crime.



2018-02-12HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-01-16HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2017-11-28HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-11-28HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100946D

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182388(n/a)See Bill Text

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