The proposal passed the state legislature by a nearly unanimous vote. The only vote against it came from a delegate who had pushed for the crime to be classified as a felony. The bill now heads to Virginia's governor, who supports it.
The kissing law was introduced on behalf of a woman whose 10-year-old daughter was French-kissed by the 62-year-old husband of her babysitter.
The man was charged with a crime, but wasn't required to register as a sex offender.