VA HB1425 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 21 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Conservators of the peace; search warrants; military criminal investigative organizations. Provides that a special agent of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division and United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations shall be a conservator of the peace and may serve a search warrant jointly with a Virginia law-enforcement officer. Under current law, of the federal military investigation offices, only a special agent of the United States Naval Criminal Investigative Service has this authority. The bill contains technical amendments.

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Conservators of the peace; search warrants, military criminal investigative organizations.


Roll Calls

2023-02-13 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-08 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-01-27 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-01-23 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-20 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-03-21 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)
2023-03-21 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 107 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-02-27 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-02-27HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 27, 2023
2023-02-16SenateSigned by President
2023-02-15HouseSigned by Speaker
2023-02-15HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1425ER)
2023-02-13SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2023-02-13SenateRead third time
2023-02-10SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2023-02-08SenateReported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N)
2023-01-30SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2023-01-30SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2023-01-27HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N)
2023-01-27HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2023-01-26HouseRead second time and engrossed
2023-01-25HouseRead first time
2023-01-23HouseReported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N)
2023-01-20HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2023-01-19HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
2022-12-14HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2022-12-14HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102286D

Same As/Similar To

SB801 (Same As) 2023-03-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0108)
SB801 (Same As) 2023-03-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0108)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
19212(n/a)See Bill Text
19256(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments