HB 51

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 31, 2021
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Damage to motor vehicles; penalties.

Abstract

Damage to motor vehicles; penalties. Makesit a Class 6 felony for a person to commit larceny of a catalytic converter from a motor vehicle, regardless of the converter's value.The bill also makes it a Class 6 felony for a person to willfully break, injure, tamper with, or remove any part or parts of any vehicle,aircraft, boat, or vessel for the purpose of injuring, defacing,or destroying said vehicle, aircraft, boat, or vessel, or temporarilyor permanently preventing its useful operation, or for any purpose against the will or without the consent of the owner, or to in anyother manner willfully or maliciously interfere with or prevent the running or operation of such vehicle, aircraft, boat, or vessel,when such violation causes damage to such vehicle, aircraft, boat,or vessel of $1,000 or more. Current law makes such violation a Class1 misdemeanor with no limit on the amount of damage. Under the bill,the penalty for damage of less than $1,000 remains a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Feb 15, 2022

House

Left in Courts of Justice

Jan 28, 2022

House

Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)

Jan 27, 2022

House

Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1

Jan 12, 2022

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB51)

Jan 10, 2022

House

Impact statement from VCSC (HB51)

Dec 31, 2021

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102767D

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102767D PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB51F122.PDF PDF
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB51F160.PDF PDF

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