VA SB1033 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on October 30 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-10-30 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Body-worn camera; release of recordings; penalty. Provides a procedure for a defendant to request the inspection and the copying or photographing of any body-worn camera recordings that are within the possession, custody, or control of the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the Commonwealth may designate any body-worn camera recording subject to disclosure as Counsel Only Material and that any unlawful reproduction or dissemination of such designated recordings is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill provides a retention schedule for such recordings and provides that such recordings shall not be considered a public record for the purpose of the Virginia Public Records Act (§42.1-76 et seq.). The bill requires all such requests for body-worn camera recordings to comply with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§2.2-3700 et seq.).

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Title

Body-worn camera; release of recordings, penalty.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-10-30SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-10-30SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100220D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192265.7(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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