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HB2087

Prostitution-related crimes; minors, penalties.

Status:
Killed

Chief Patron:
Vivian Watts (D)

Session:
2019 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Prostitution-related crimes; minors; penalties.

Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalties for the following crimes if a minor is involved: (i) keeping, residing in, or visiting a bawdy place; (ii) aiding prostitution; and (iii) using vehicles to promote prostitution. The bill also adds felony violations of these offenses to (a) the list of offenses for which registration in the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry is required, (b) the definition of violent felony for the purposes of the sentencing guidelines, (c) the list of predicate criminal acts that constitutes the definition of street gangs, (d) the list of offenses that may constitute racketeering under the Virginia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, and (e) the offenses that may be investigated by a multi-jurisdiction grand jury. The bill also makes applicable to all persons, regardless of the gender of the victim, the crimes of (1) assisting or aiding in the abduction of or threatening to abduct a female under 16 years of age for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution, which the bill also changes to include any person under 18 years of age, and (2) placing or leaving one's wife in a bawdy place. The bill contains technical amendments. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/07/2019 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103879D
  • 01/07/2019 - House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/08/2019 - House: Impact statement from VCSC (HB2087)
  • 01/29/2019 - House: Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
  • 01/30/2019 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2019 - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2019 - House: Committee substitute printed 19106279D-H1
  • 02/03/2019 - House: Read first time
  • 02/04/2019 - House: Impact statement from VCSC (HB2087H1)
  • 02/04/2019 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB2087H1)
  • 02/04/2019 - House: Read second time
  • 02/04/2019 - House: Committee substitute agreed to 19106279D-H1
  • 02/04/2019 - House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2087H1
  • 02/05/2019 - House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/05/2019 - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/06/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/06/2019 - Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/11/2019 - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02/11/2019 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance
  • 02/18/2019 - Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Read third time
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Passed by temporarily
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02/20/2019 - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 2-N)
  • 02/21/2019 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/21/2019 - House: Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)
  • 02/21/2019 - House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N)
  • 02/21/2019 - Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/21/2019 - Senate: Senate requested conference committee
  • 02/21/2019 - House: House acceded to request
  • 02/21/2019 - House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 02/21/2019 - House: Delegates: Watts, Bell, Robert B., Ransone
  • 02/21/2019 - Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 02/21/2019 - Senate: Senators: Obenshain, Stanley, Deeds
  • 02/24/2019 - House: No further action taken
  • 02/24/2019 - House: Failed to pass in House