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Title
Criminal Law - Crimes Involving Computers - Ransomware
Sponsored by
Delegates Barron and W. Fisher
Status
In the House - Hearing 1/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing certain ransomware with the intent to use that ransomware for introduction into the computer, computer network, or computer system of another person without the authorization of the other person; establishing that a person who violated the Act is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $10,000 or both; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Committee Testimony
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0030
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0211 Session: 2019 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/16/2020
Legislative Date
1/16/2020
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/16/2020
Legislative Date
1/16/2020
Action
Hearing 1/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Criminal Law - Crimes Involving Computers - Ransomware
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/16/2020 1/16/2020 First Reading Judiciary
House 1/16/2020 1/16/2020 Hearing 1/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Criminal Law - Crimes Involving Computers - Ransomware
File Code
Subjects
Statutes
(   7-302 )
Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1:40 PM