HB1487. Computer Crimes Act; civil action for violation of Act, limitations period.

Virginia General Assembly. 2013 Regular Session. House of Delegates.

Introduced:
Jan 2, 2013
Last Action:
Feb 5, 2013
Left in Courts of Justice

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History

Jan 2, 2013: House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101918D

Jan 2, 2013: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101918D

Jan 2, 2013: House: Committee Referral Pending

Jan 2, 2013: House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Jan 2, 2013: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Jan 7, 2013: House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil

Jan 7, 2013: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil

Jan 9, 2013: House: Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely by voice vote

Jan 9, 2013: Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely by voice vote

Feb 5, 2013: Left in Courts of Justice

Summary

Civil action for violation of Computer Crimes Act; limitations period. Provides that a civil action for injuries sustained by reason of a violation of the Virginia Computer Crimes Act must be filed within five years after the last act in the course of conduct constituting such a violation. Under current law, a civil action must be brought within the earlier of five years after the last act in the course of conduct constituting such a violation or two years after the plaintiff discovers or reasonably should have discovered such last act.