VA SB5005 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-22 - Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Department of Criminal Justice Services; criminal justice training academies. Adds to the powers and duties of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) regarding the oversight and evaluation of criminal justice training academies approved by the Department. The bill requires the Department to provide direct assistance to any academy not meeting established minimum standards or performance objectives. The bill also requires each training academy to submit an annual report evaluating the training academy's performance with regard to established minimum standards and performance objectives established by the Department. Finally, the bill requires the Department to provide an annual evaluation to every training academy, including in its evaluation information based upon the training academy's annual report and any internal audit or field visit conducted by the Department.

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Criminal justice training academies; adds to the powers and duties of DCJS regarding academies.



2020-07-22SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-07-22SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200123D

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91102(n/a)See Bill Text

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