2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 762
Sponsored By:
Senators Simonaire, Haines, Jacobs, and Stone
Crimes - Harassment - Prohibitions and Penalties


Expanding the prohibition against a person engaging in conduct that alarms or seriously annoys another to include conduct with the intent to abuse, torment, or embarrass the other; expanding the prohibition against telephone harassment to include anonymous and repeated calls that are reasonably expected to or are intended to alarm another; providing that the prohibition against telephone harassment does not apply to a peaceable activity intended to express a political view or provide information to others; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/9 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-803 , 3-804 , 3-805 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered