VA SB59 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 30 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-11-30 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Department of Criminal Justice Services training standards; community engaged policing. Expands the responsibilities of the Department of Criminal Justice Services regarding community policing by requiring the compulsory training standards for basic training and recertification of law-enforcement officers to include fair and impartial policing, verbal de-escalation, and needs of special populations. The bill changes the term "community policing" to "community engaged policing."

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Criminal Justice Services, Department of; training standards, community engaged policing.


Roll Calls

2018-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-11-30SenateLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-01-17SenateContinued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
2017-11-30SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-11-30SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101237D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
581344.3(n/a)See Bill Text
91102(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments