Email notifications are now in beta! Learn more and sign up today!
Open States depends upon donations to keep our servers running. If you find Open States useful please consider becoming a patron or making a one-time donation today.

SB 378

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 06, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 06, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 24, 2020
  • Governor

Computer trespass; expands the crime.

Abstract

Computer trespass; penalty. Expands the crime of computer trespass to provide that the prohibited actions that constitute computer trespass are criminalized if done through intentionally deceptive means and without authority and specifies that a computer hardware or software provider, an interactive computer service, or a telecommunications or cable operator does not have to provide notice of its activities to a computer user that a reasonable computer user should expect may occur. This bill incorporates SB 844.

Computer trespass; penalty. Expands thecrime of computer trespass to provide that the prohibited actionsthat constitute computer trespass are criminalized if done throughintentionally deceptive means and without authority and specifiesthat a computer hardware or software provider, an interactive computerservice, or a telecommunications or cable operator does not haveto provide notice of its activities to a computer user that a reasonablecomputer user should expect may occur.

Bill Sponsors (1)

John J. Bell

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 13
Primary

Votes


Actions


Apr 07, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 821 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 10, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB378ER)

Senate

Enrolled

House

Signed by Speaker

Senate

Signed by President

Feb 24, 2020

House

VOTE: Passage (90-Y 9-N)

House

Passed House (90-Y 9-N)

House

Read third time

Feb 21, 2020

House

Read second time

Feb 19, 2020

House

Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 3-N)

Feb 17, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)

Feb 14, 2020

House

Assigned Courts sub: Criminal

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB378S1)

Feb 12, 2020

House

Read first time

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Feb 06, 2020

Senate

Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB378S1

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 20107397D-S1

Senate

Impact statement from VCSC (SB378S1)

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Senate

Read second time

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 03, 2020

Senate

Incorporates SB844 (Mason)

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with substitute (13-Y 0-N)

Senate

Committee substitute printed 20107397D-S1

Jan 24, 2020

Senate

Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law

Jan 08, 2020

Senate

Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name

Senate

Impact statement from VCSC (SB378)

Jan 06, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Senate

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102624D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from VCSC (SB378) HTML
Impact statement from VCSC (SB378S1) HTML
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB378ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0821) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
No related documents.

Sources

Data on Open States is updated nightly from the official website of the Virginia General Assembly.

If you notice any inconsistencies with these official sources, feel free to file an issue.