2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: SB 160/07 Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 111
Sponsored By:
Delegates McComas, Ali, Aumann, Conaway, DeBoy, Eckardt, Elliott, George, Gutierrez, Haddaway, Heller, Howard, Krebs, Levy, Manno, Montgomery, Murphy, Norman, Ramirez, Riley, Robinson, Shank, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, and Wood
Hate Crimes - Prohibitions and Protected Classes - Homeless Persons and Groups


Expanding the scope of prohibitions against committing specified crimes against specified persons, damaging property of specified persons, and damaging specified buildings to include specified homeless persons or groups; defining "homeless"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Indigent Persons
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 10-301 , 10-304 , 10-305 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered