WATCH: Gov. Youngkin signs legislation at E.C. Glass High School

HB1572 and SB1291 increase penalties for reporting false emergency threats, officials say

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel and Micron Executive Vice President Manish Bhatia, both not in picture, speaks during a news conference about U.S.-Japan cooperation on economic issues, including the semiconductor supply chain Thursday, April 27, 2023, in Tokyo. Gov. Youngkin, in a bid to lure more Japanese chip makers to invest in his state, said Thursday he hopes to forge trusted supply chain relationships with U.S. allies and friends to create supply chains that are not China-dependent.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Eugene Hoshiko, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – On Thursday afternoon, Governor Glenn Youngkin will visit E.C. Glass High School to deliver remarks and sign HB1572 and SB1291.

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The bills increase the penalties for intentionally reporting false emergency threats that require law enforcement, such as a SWAT team, to respond.

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