VA HB5128 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on August 25 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-25 - Referred to Committee on Public Safety
Pending: House Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Department of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties; de-escalation training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to establish training standards and publish and periodically update model policies for law-enforcement personnel on de-escalation techniques and practices, including guidelines for the use of force continuum and the risks of using neck restraints, such as chokeholds, carotid restraints, and lateral vascular neck restraints. The bill also requires the Department to establish compulsory minimum training standards for certification and recertification of law-enforcement officers on de-escalation techniques and practices that include guidelines on the use of force continuum and training on the risks of using neck restraints, such as chokeholds, carotid restraints, and lateral vascular neck restraints.

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Title

Criminal Justice Services, Department of; powers and duties, de-escalation training.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-08-25HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2020-08-25HousePresented and ordered printed 20200074D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
91102(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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