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2017 SESSION

17100604D
SENATE BILL NO. 1124
Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled January 9, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact 18.2-365 of the Code of Virginia, relating to adultery; civil penalty.
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Patron-- Surovell
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 18.2-365 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

18.2-365. Adultery defined; penalty.

Any person, being married, who voluntarily shall have has sexual intercourse with any person not his or her spouse shall be is guilty of adultery, punishable as a Class 4 misdemeanor and is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $250, which shall be payable to the Literary Fund. Any law-enforcement officer may issue a summons for a violation of this section.