VA HB1956 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-07 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Training standards; magistrates. Requires every magistrate to observe a law-enforcement officer who is employed by a law-enforcement agency within the magistrate's jurisdiction while such officer is engaged in his official duties for a minimum of six hours annually and submit proof of observation by June 30 to the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court.

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Law-enforcement officer; magistrates to observe during training duties, etc.


Roll Calls

2023-01-18 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-07HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2023-01-18HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
2023-01-17HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2023-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101748D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
19238.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments