VA HB4025 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Commission to Investigate the May 31, 2019, Virginia Beach Mass Shooting; report. Establishes an independent Commission to Investigate the May 31, 2019, Virginia Beach Mass Shooting; report. Establishes an independent commission to investigate the May 31, 2019, Virginia Beach mass shooting (the Commission). Under the bill, the Commission will consist of 21 members appointed as follows: five members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates, five members appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules, and 10 members appointed by the Governor. The Superintendent of State Police will serve as a nonvoting ex officio member. The Commission is charged with investigating the underlying motive for the May 31, 2019, Virginia Beach mass shooting, investigating the gunman's entire prior employment history with the city of Virginia Beach and his interactions with co-workers and supervisors, determining how the gunman was able to carry out his actions, identifying any obstacles confronted by first responders, identifying and examining the security procedures and protocols in place immediately prior to the shootings, examining the post-shooting communications between law enforcement and families of the victims, and developing recommendations for security procedures or equipment that minimize

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Title

Virginia Beach mass shooting; independent commission to investigate.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - House - House: Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety (12-Y 9-N) (Y: 12 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09HouseTabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
2019-07-09HouseReferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
2019-07-09HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200195D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
22323(n/a)See Bill Text
22330(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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