C. Matthew Fariss
- District 59
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.
Left in Courts of Justice
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
Impact statement from DPB (HB51)
Impact statement from VCSC (HB51)
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102767D
Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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|Fiscal Impact Statement: HB51F122.PDF|
|Fiscal Impact Statement: HB51F160.PDF|
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