Disorderly Conduct Virginia Laws 18.2-415

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Disorderly Conduct Virginia Laws 18.2-415

Disorderly Conduct Virginia Laws 18.2-415

VIRGINIA LAWYERS -Disorderly conduct in public places STATUTE

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415

§ 18.2-415. Disorderly conduct in public places

A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, he:

A. In any street, highway, public building, or while in or on a public conveyance, or public place engages in conduct having a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, such conduct is directed; or

B. Willfully or being intoxicated, whether willfully or not, and whether such intoxication results from self-administered alcohol or other drug of whatever nature, disrupts any funeral, memorial service, or meeting of the governing body of any political subdivision of this Commonwealth or a division or agency thereof, or of any school, literary society or place of religious worship, if the disruption (i) prevents or interferes with the orderly conduct of the funeral, memorial service, or meeting or (ii) has a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, the disruption is directed; or

C. Willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, and whether such intoxication results from self-administered alcohol or other drug of whatever nature, disrupts the operation of any school or any activity conducted or sponsored by any school, if the disruption (i) prevents or interferes with the orderly conduct of the operation or activity or (ii) has a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, the disruption is directed.

However, the conduct prohibited under subdivision A, B or C of this section shall not be deemed to include the utterance or display of any words or to include conduct otherwise made punishable under this title.

The person in charge of any such building, place, conveyance, meeting, operation or activity may eject therefrom any person who violates any provision of this section, with the aid, if necessary, of any persons who may be called upon for such purpose.

The governing bodies of counties, cities and towns are authorized to adopt ordinances prohibiting and punishing the acts and conduct prohibited by this section, provided that the punishment fixed therefor shall not exceed that prescribed for a Class 1 misdemeanor. A person violating any provision of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

VIRGINIA-Disorderly conduct in public places

Virginia Statute

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Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415 (A)Disorderly conduct in public places In any street, highway, public building, or while in or on a public conveyance, or public place engages in conduct having a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, such conduct is directed; or
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415(B) Disorderly conduct in public places Willfully or being intoxicated, whether willfully or not, and whether such intoxication results from self-administered alcohol or other drug of whatever nature, disrupts any funeral, memorial service, or meeting of the governing body of any political subdivision of this Commonwealth or a division or agency thereof, or of any school, literary society or place of religious worship, if the disruption

  • prevents or interferes with the orderly conduct of the funeral, memorial service, or meeting or
  • has a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, the disruption is directed; or
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415(C) Disorderly conduct in public places the operation of any school or any activity conducted or sponsored by any school, if the disruption

  • prevents or interferes with the orderly conduct of the operation or activity or
  • has a direct tendency to cause acts of violence by the person or persons at whom, individually, the disruption is directed.
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415 Disorderly conduct in public places However, the conduct prohibited under subdivision A, B or C of this section shall not be deemed to include the utterance or display of any words or to include conduct otherwise made punishable under this title.
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415 Disorderly conduct in public places The person in charge of any such building, place, conveyance, meeting, operation or activity may eject therefrom any person who violates any provision of this section, with the aid, if necessary, of any persons who may be called upon for such purpose.
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-415  Penalties The governing bodies of counties, cities and towns are authorized to adopt ordinances prohibiting and punishing the acts and conduct prohibited by this section, provided that the punishment fixed therefor shall not exceed that prescribed for a Class 1 misdemeanor Class 1 misdemeanor.

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