HB 1936

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 11, 2021
  • Passed House Feb 01, 2021
  • Passed Senate Feb 17, 2021
  • Became Law Apr 07, 2021

Robbery; penalties.

Abstract

Robbery; penalties. Creates degrees of punishment corresponding to the severity of a robbery offense. Any person who commits a robbery and causes serious bodily injury to or the death of another person is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using or displaying a firearm in a threatening manner is guilty of a Class 3 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using physical force not resulting in serious bodily injury, or by using or displaying a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a threatening manner, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using threat or intimidation not involving a deadly weapon is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Under current law, any robbery is punishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for life or any term not less than five years.

Robbery; penalties. Defines "robbery" andcreates degrees of punishment corresponding to the severity of arobbery offense. Any person who commits a robbery by causing seriousbodily injury is guilty of robbery in the first degree, which ispunishable by confinement in a state correctional facility for amaximum term of life. Any person who commits robbery by displayinga firearm in a threatening manner is guilty of robbery in the second degree, which is punishable by confinement in a state correctionalfacility for a maximum term of 20 years. Any person who commits robberyby using physical force not resulting in serious bodily injury, orby displaying a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a threateningmanner, is guilty of robbery in the third degree, which is punishableas a Class 5 felony. Any person who commits robbery by using threator intimidation not involving a deadly weapon is guilty of robberyin the fourth degree, which is punishable as a Class 6 felony. Undercurrent law, any robbery is punishable by confinement in a statecorrectional facility for life or any term not less than five years.

Bill Sponsors (12)

Votes


Actions


Apr 07, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Enacted, Chapter 534 (effective 7/1/21)

Senate

Signed by President as reenrolled

House

Signed by Speaker as reenrolled

House

Reenrolled bill text (HB1936ER2)

House

Reenrolled

Office of the Governor

Governor's recommendation adopted

Senate

Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (22-Y 18-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 44-N)

House

House concurred in Governor's recommendation (55-Y 44-N)

Apr 02, 2021

House

Impact statement from VCSC (HB1936H2)

Mar 31, 2021

House

Governor's substitute printed 21200845D-H2

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

Feb 26, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021

Feb 25, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1936ER)

House

Signed by Speaker

Feb 24, 2021

Senate

Signed by President

House

Enrolled

Feb 19, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar

House

VOTE: Adoption (54-Y 45-N)

House

Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200240D-S1 (54-Y 45-N)

House

Passed by temporarily

Feb 18, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1936S1)

Feb 17, 2021

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 21200240D-S1

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1936S1

Senate

Passed Senate with substitute (20-Y 18-N)

Feb 16, 2021

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

House

Impact statement from VCSC (HB1936S1)

Feb 15, 2021

Senate

Committee substitute printed 21200240D-S1

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 6-N)

Feb 10, 2021

Senate

Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)

Feb 02, 2021

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 01, 2021

House

Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)

House

VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N)

House

Pending question ordered

Jan 29, 2021

House

Read second time

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1936H1

House

Committee substitute agreed to 21103380D-H1

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1936H1)

Jan 28, 2021

House

Read first time

House

Impact statement from VCSC (HB1936H1)

Jan 27, 2021

House

Committee substitute printed 21103380D-H1

House

Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 9-N)

Jan 22, 2021

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)

House

House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 14, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1936)

House

Assigned Courts sub: Criminal

Jan 11, 2021

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101411D

House

Impact statement from VCSC (HB1936)

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee substitute printed 21103380D-H1 HTML
Committee substitute printed 21200240D-S1 HTML
HB1936ER HTML
Governor's substitute printed 21200845D-H2 HTML
HB1936ER2 HTML
CHAP0534 HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1936FH1122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1936FH1160.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1936F122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1936F160.PDF PDF
Amendment: HB1936AG HTML

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.