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Legal Statutes: Virginia

UPDATED November 17, 2016

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Article 5. Pretrial Services Act

back to top19.2-152.7:1. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

“Act of violence, force, or threat” means any act involving violence, force, or threat that results in bodily injury or places one in reasonable apprehension of death, sexual assault, or bodily injury. Such act includes, but is not limited to, any forceful detention, stalking, criminal sexual assault in violation of Article 7 (§ 18.2-61 et seq.) of Chapter 4 of Title 18.2, or any criminal offense that results in bodily injury or places one in reasonable apprehension of death, sexual assault, or bodily injury.

Added by Acts 2011, c. 445; Acts 2011, c. 480.