21102472D
HOUSE BILL NO. 2210
Offered January 13, 2021
Prefiled January 13, 2021
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 5 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 5, consisting of a section numbered 2.2-525, relating to Department of Law; Division of Civil Rights created; duties.
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Patron-- Jones
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Committee Referral Pending
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 5 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 5, consisting of a section numbered 2.2-525, as follows:

Article 5.
Division of Civil Rights.

§2.2-525. Division of Civil Rights created; duties.

There is created in the Department of Law a Division of Civil Rights that shall have the power and duty to investigate crimes involving the nonpayment of wages under §40.1-29.