|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Larceny; subsequent offenses, penalty.
Eliminates the enhanced Class 6 felony applicable for a third or subsequent offense of petit larceny.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That � 18.2-104 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
� 18.2-104. Punishment for conviction of misdemeanor larceny; penalty.
When a person is convicted of an offense of larceny or any
offense deemed to be or punished as larceny under any provision of the Code,
and it is alleged in the warrant, indictment,
or information on which he is convicted, and admitted, or found by the jury or
judge before whom he is tried, that he has been before convicted in the
Commonwealth of Virginia or in another jurisdiction for any offense of larceny
or any offense deemed or punishable as larceny, or of any substantially similar
offense in any other jurisdiction, regardless of whether the prior convictions
were misdemeanors, felonies, or
a combination thereof, he shall be confined in jail not less than
days nor more than twelve 12 months ; and
for a third, or any subsequent offense, he shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony.
|01/08/2020||Senate||Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103814D|
|01/08/2020||Senate||Senate: Referred to Committee on the Judiciary|