Bill Text: VA SB105 | 2022 | Regular Session | Prefiled

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Bill Title: Law-enforcement officers; evidence obtained during prohibited stop.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2022-03-08 - Left in Courts of Justice [SB105 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-SB105-Prefiled.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 105
Offered January 12, 2022
Prefiled January 6, 2022
A BILL to give the provisions of Chapters 45 and 51 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I, retroactive and prospective effect.
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Patron-- Morrissey
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Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. §1. That the provisions of Chapters 45 and 51 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I, that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipment, (iii) without brake lights or a high mount stop light, (iv) without an exhaust system that prevents excessive or unusual levels of noise, (v) with certain sun-shading materials and tinting films, and (vi) with certain objects suspended in the vehicle and also provided that no evidence discovered or obtained as a result of such unlawful stop shall be admissible in any trial, hearing, or other, shall be given retroactive and prospective effect.

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