Sex offenders; prohibited entry onto school property, penalty. (HB622)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex offenses prohibiting entry onto school property; penalty. Provides that an adult who has been convicted of any felony offense for which registration on the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry is required where the victim of the offense was a minor is guilty of a Class 6 felony if he enters or is present (i) upon any property he knows or has reason to know is a public or private elementary or secondary school or child day center property during school hours and during school-related or school-sponsored activities; (ii) upon any property during hours when such property is being used by such a school for school-related or school-sponsored activities; or (iii) on any school bus. Under current law, only an adult who has been convicted of a sexually violent offense is guilty of a Class 6 felony for entering or being present upon such property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104744D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB622)
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB622)
02/08/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/09/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Committee substitute printed 18107003D-H1
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB622H1)
02/12/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB622H1)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107003D-H1
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB622H1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/26/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Committee substitute printed 18107679D-S1
02/26/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/27/2018Impact statement from VCSC (HB622S1)
03/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB622S1)
03/01/2018Continued to 2019 in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Finance