Bills Pending Virginia House Public Safety Committee

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VAHB1078Intro

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Limitations on use or transfer of firearms. Provides that certain provisions related to the sale or transfer of firearms do not prohibit the lawful transfer of firearms between certain family members. The bill also removes the brandishing of a firear...
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2022-11-22
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB683Intro

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Use of canines in correctional facilities; prohibited acts. Prohibits any correctional officer, jail officer, or other employee of a state, local, or juvenile correctional facility from using a canine to extract a prisoner or juvenile from his cell u...
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2022-11-22
To House Public Safety Committee
VASB643Engross

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Removing, altering, etc., serial number on firearm; selling, giving, etc., or possessing firearm with removed, altered, etc., serial number; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person, firm, association, or corporation to knowingly posses...
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2022-03-08
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1142Intro

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Virginia Community Policing Act; collection of data and reporting requirements. Expands the type and detail of information required to be collected by a law-enforcement officer during a motor vehicle stop or other investigatory stop, or when respondi...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB417Intro

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Carrying concealed weapons; members of the United States Armed Forces; permit not required. Provides that current members of the United States Armed Forces are not required to obtain a concealed handgun permit in order to carry a concealed weapon.
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1291Intro

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Correctional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers, subject to certain exceptions. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinem...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB403Intro

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Department of Veterans Services; Mental Health Care Coordinator; position created; report. Establishes the position of Mental Health Care Coordinator (the Coordinator) in the Department of Veterans Services to support and closely coordinate effective...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB801Intro

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Civilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under arrest or in the...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB674Intro

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Telephone systems within correctional facilities. Provides that no records of communications made by inmates from telephone systems within correctional facilities shall be disclosed without a search warrant, except upon the request of an inmate for t...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB655Intro

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Creation of Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman. Creates the Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman (the Office). The bill enumerates the duties and powers of the Office, which include (i) providing information, as appropriat...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB110Intro

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Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Removes the Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Removes the authority of a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body. Under current law, law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB924Intro

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Limitation on handgun purchases; exemptions; penalty. Adds a federal law-enforcement officer to the list of those exempted from the prohibition on purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period.
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1186Intro

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Department of Veterans Services; Mental Health Care Coordinator; position created; report. Establishes the position of Mental Health Care Coordinator (the Coordinator) in the Department of Veterans Services to support and closely coordinate effective...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB590Intro

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Storage of firearms in residence where minor present; penalty. Requires any person who possesses a firearm in a residence where such person knows or reasonably should know that a minor under 18 years of age is present to store such firearm unloaded i...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB825Intro

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Virginia Center for Firearm Violence Intervention and Prevention; Virginia Firearm Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund; creation. Establishes the Virginia Center for Firearm Violence Intervention and Prevention (the Center) within the Departmen...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB747Intro

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Photo speed monitoring devices; locality-designated highway segments. Authorizes localities to, by ordinance, authorize their local law-enforcement agency to place and operate photo speed monitoring devices in certain locations named in the ordinance...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB399Intro

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Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB908Intro

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Use of canines in correctional facilities; prohibited acts. Makes it unlawful for any correctional officer, jail officer, or other employee of a state, local, or juvenile correctional facility to use a canine, except where there is an imminent threat...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1096Intro

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Law-enforcement officers; retired law-enforcement officers; carrying a firearm or explosive material within Capitol Square and the surrounding area. Exempts any law-enforcement officer from the prohibition on carrying a firearm or explosive material ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB493Intro

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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; required release of law-enforcement disciplinary records; exceptions. Requires the release of law-enforcement disciplinary records related to completed disciplinary investigations. The bill defines "law-enforcemen...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB870Intro

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Law-enforcement officers; conduct of investigation. Requires that a law-enforcement officer who is under investigation for an officer-involved shooting or an instance of alleged use of excessive force be questioned not more than 24 hours after the in...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB26Intro

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Control of firearms by localities. Removes Control of firearms by localities. Removes the authority for a locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any buildi...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB810Intro

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Powers and duties of political subdivisions; emergency management assessment. Provides that all political subdivisions shall provide an annually updated emergency management assessment and data related to emergency sheltering capabilities to the Stat...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB483Intro

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Control of firearms by localities. Removes the authority for a locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by such ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB630Intro

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Photo speed monitoring devices; locality-designated highway segments. Authorizes localities to, by ordinance, authorize their local law-enforcement agency to place and operate photo-speed monitoring devices in certain locations named in the ordinance...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB621Intro

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Communication systems within state correctional facilities; free telephone calls and communication services. Requires the Department of Corrections to provide telephone systems and web-based or electronic communications systems free of charge to any ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB570Intro

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Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund. Allows funds in the Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund to be paid to entities outlined in local shelter plans to install, maintain, or repair infrastructure for backup energy generation ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB543Intro

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State Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties; attorney visitation of clients. Requires the State Board of Local and Regional Jails to develop and establish minimum standards for ensuring that attorneys have sufficient opportunities to h...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB728Intro

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Traffic control device violation monitoring systems. Authorizes the localities in Planning District 23 to establish a traffic control device violation monitoring system imposing monetary liability on the operator of a motor vehicle for failure to com...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB412Intro

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Human trafficking training for law-enforcement personnel. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish standards for law-enforcement personnel regarding trauma-informed training for the recognition, prevention, and reporting of h...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1033Intro

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Control of firearms by localities. Removes the authority for a locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by such ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1078Intro

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Limitations on use or transfer of firearms. Provides that certain provisions related to the sale or transfer of firearms do not prohibit the lawful transfer of firearms between certain family members. The bill also removes the brandishing of a firear...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB683Intro

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Use of canines in correctional facilities; prohibited acts. Prohibits any correctional officer, jail officer, or other employee of a state, local, or juvenile correctional facility from using a canine to extract a prisoner or juvenile from his cell u...
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2022-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
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