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VAHB1401Intro

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Community Policing Act; repeal. Repeals the Community Policing Act that, under current law, prohibits law-enforcement officers and State Police officers from engaging in bias-based profiling in the performance of their official duties. The bill also ...
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2022-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
VAHB1395Intro

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Rights beginning at conception. Provides that life Rights beginning at conception. Provides that life begins at conception and each person is accorded the same rights and protections guaranteed to all persons by the Constitution of the United States,...
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2022-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
VAHB1340Intro

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Department of Criminal Justice Services; Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council; court-appointed counsel; training standards for interacting with victims of criminal sexual assault. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in conjunct...
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2022-11-22
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB391Engross

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Cannabis control; retail market; transitional sales by pharmaceutical and industrial hemp processors; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing st...
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2022-11-22
To House General Laws Committee
VASB299Intro

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Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund; purpose; fee apportionment. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall adopt guidelines to make funds from the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund, which is used to...
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2022-11-21
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB462Intro

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Regulating video gaming terminals; penalties. Authorizes and specifies the licensing requirements for the manufacture, distribution, operation, servicing, hosting, and playing of video gaming terminals (VGTs). The bill provides that VGTs are regulate...
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2022-11-21
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB17PassEmployment of retired law-enforcement officers; exemption from certain training requirements. Provides that the Director of the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall exempt a law-enforcement officer who has demonstrated sensitivity to cultura...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0704)
VAHB258PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; hotels; human trafficking training. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services, under the direction of the Criminal Justice Services Board, to develop an online course to train hotel proprietors and t...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
VAHB746PassVolunteer Fire Department Training Fund. Creates a special nonreverting fund to be known as the Volunteer Fire Department Training Fund that shall be used solely for the purposes of assisting or reimbursing volunteer fire departments or volunteer fir...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)
VAHB873PassPublic elementary and secondary schools; threat assessment team membership; law-enforcement liaison for certain school administrators. Requires, in the case of any public elementary or secondary school in which a school resource officer is employed, ...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0769)
VAHB813PassAcquisition of certain military property by law-enforcement agencies. Changes the limitation on the acquisition or purchase of military property by a law-enforcement agency from firearms of .50 caliber or higher to rifles of .50 caliber or higher and...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0375)
VASB468PassVirginia Retirement System; Line of Duty Act; medical reviews to be conducted by Virginia practitioners. Provides that, for any medical review of a claim made pursuant to the provisions of the Line of Duty Act, the Virginia Retirement System shall re...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)
VASB361PassMarcus alert system; participation. Extends the date by which localities shall establish voluntary databases to be made available to the 9-1-1 alert system and the Marcus alert system to provide relevant mental health information and emergency contac...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VAHB1080PassSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification registration. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared state o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0316)
VAHB1191PassMarcus alert system; participation. Extends the date by which localities shall establish voluntary databases to be made available to the 9-1-1 alert system and the Marcus alert system to provide relevant mental health information and emergency contac...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)
VASB743PassFormer law-enforcement officers; retention of identification and badge. Provides that a former law-enforcement officer with at least 10 years of service who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or is disabled shall, upon request, be...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)
VAHB749PassVirginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund; purpose. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall adopt guidelines to make funds from the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund, which is used to support the prosec...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0210)
VASB150PassDepartment of Forensic Science; DNA data bank sample tracking system. Replaces certain references in the Code to the Local Inmate Data System with references to the Department of Forensic Science DNA data bank sample tracking system.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VAHB283PassHuman trafficking training for law-enforcement personnel. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish training standards for law-enforcement personnel regarding the recognition, prevention, and reporting of human trafficking.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0045)
VAHB748PassDepartment of Forensic Science; DNA data bank sample tracking system. Replaces certain references in the Code to the Local Inmate Data System with references to the Department of Forensic Science DNA data bank sample tracking system.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)
VASB467PassHuman trafficking training for law-enforcement personnel. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish training standards for law-enforcement personnel regarding the recognition, prevention, and reporting of human trafficking.
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0046)
VASB487Engross

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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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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB833Engross

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Group violence intervention; establishment of Operation Ceasefire Grant Fund. Creates the Operation Ceasefire Grant Fund (the Fund) to be managed by the Office of the Attorney General. The bill provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used to implem...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB487Engross

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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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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB833Engross

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Group violence intervention; establishment of Operation Ceasefire Grant Fund. Creates the Operation Ceasefire Grant Fund (the Fund) to be managed by the Office of the Attorney General. The bill provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used to implem...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB669Engross

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Alleged wrongdoing of law-enforcement employees. Requires all law-enforcement agencies that employ at least 10 law-enforcement officers, to ensure that, in the case of all written citizen complaints or complaints submitted in an electronic format, th...
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2022-03-08
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB742Engross

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Expungement of offenses civil penalty. Provides for the automatic sealing of misdemeanor marijuana offenses and the petition-based sealing for certain felony marijuana offenses. The bill requires a business screening service, defined in the bill, to ...
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2022-03-08
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB8Engross

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School security officers; scope of employment; School security officers; scope of employment; carrying firearm in performance of duties. Provides that each school security officer, in addition to performing each enumerated duty, is responsible for ca...
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2022-03-04
Passed by indefinitely in Rules (13-Y 3-N)
VASB391Engross

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Cannabis control; retail market; transitional sales by pharmaceutical and industrial hemp processors; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing st...
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2022-03-01
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB70Engross

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Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; minimum rights. Provides that the rights accorded to law-enforcement officers in the Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act are minimum rights and all law-enforcement agencies shall adopt ...
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2022-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB1000Engross

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Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies; requirements. Requires every member appointed to a locality's law-enforcement civilian oversight body to observe a law-enforcement officer employed with such locality's law-enforcement agency while such law-...
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2022-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB37Intro

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School boards; school resource officers; employment; threat assessment. Requires each school board to enter into a collaborative agreement with the local law-enforcement agency to employ at least one school resource officer in each public middle and ...
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2022-02-15
To House Education Committee
VAHB181Intro

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Criminal records; sealing of records; repeal. Repeals provisions not yet effective allowing for the automatic and petition-based sealing of police and court records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice 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
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
VAHB260Intro

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Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator; Human Trafficking Victim Support Certification Program; victim service providers. Requires all victim service providers working or volunteering for a treatment program for victims of human trafficking, including ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice 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
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
VAHB950Intro

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Cannabis control; retail market; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing structure for such retail market and for the cultivation, manufacture, ...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB430Intro

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Cannabis control; retail market; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing structure for such retail market and for the cultivation, manufacture, ...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB428Intro

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Use of confidential informants in drug-related investigations. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish a model policy for the use of confidential informants in drug-related investigations and to include in such model policy t...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB408Intro

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Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund; funding for sexual assault services. Adds payments to sexual assault service providers and hospitals for the purpose of providing salaries and equipment for sexual assault nurse examiners and pediatr...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice 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
VAHB967Intro

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Department of General Services; point-based program for prime contractors. Provides that when an awarded contract includes a small business subcontracting plan, the prime contractor shall be required to report compliance with its small business subco...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB611Intro

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Conduct of law-enforcement officers; establishment of an Early Identification System. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to establish a best practices model for the implementation, training, and management of an Ear...
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2022-02-11
Tabled in Public Safety (11-Y 10-N)
VAHB798Intro

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Gun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program. Establishes the Gun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of providing grants to gun violence su...
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2022-02-09
Tabled in Public Safety (12-Y 10-N)
VAHB1340Intro

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Department of Criminal Justice Services; Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council; court-appointed counsel; training standards for interacting with victims of criminal sexual assault. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in conjunct...
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2022-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB415Intro

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School boards; school resource officers; employment; threat assessment. Requires each school board to enter into a collaborative agreement with the local law-enforcement agency to employ at least one school resource officer in each public elementary ...
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2022-02-03
Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (4-Y 11-N)
VASB299Intro

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Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund; purpose; fee apportionment. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall adopt guidelines to make funds from the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund, which is used to...
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2022-02-02
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB462Intro

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Regulating video gaming terminals; penalties. Authorizes and specifies the licensing requirements for the manufacture, distribution, operation, servicing, hosting, and playing of video gaming terminals (VGTs). The bill provides that VGTs are regulate...
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2022-02-02
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
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