Child pornography; venue for prosecution. (HB478)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Production, publication, sale, financing, etc., of child pornography; venue. Provides that venue for a prosecution of child pornography production may lie in the jurisdiction where the alleged offender resides. Under current law, venue for a prosecution of such offense may lie only in the jurisdiction where the unlawful act occurs or where any sexually explicit visual material associated with the unlawful act is produced, reproduced, found, stored, or possessed. This bill was incorporated into HB 1330. Read the Bill »


01/27/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101934D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/17/2020Referred from Public Safety
01/17/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1330-Byron)
01/27/2020Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1330-Byron)