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VAHB5049PassAcquisition and use of military property by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that no state or local law-enforcement agency shall acquire or purchase (i) weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles; (ii) aircraft that are configured for combat or are combat...
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2020-11-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 55 (effective 3/1/21)
VAHB5017IntroVirginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accreditation Grant Fund and Program. Establishes the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accreditation Grant Fund (the Fund) and the Virginia Law Enforcement Professio...
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2020-11-09
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB5032IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties; creation of statewide telephone hotline for complaints of police misconduct. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to create, maintain, and promote a statewide, toll-free telep...
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2020-11-09
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB5052EngrossLaw-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. Creates a special nonreverting fund to be known as the Body-Worn Camera System Fund to assist state or local law-enforcement agencies with the costs of purchasing, operating, and maintaining body-wo...
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2020-11-09
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB5063IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties of Director; law-enforcement training standards. Eliminates the Committee on Training that currently exists under the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) as the policy-making body res...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5061IntroSchool security officers and school resource officers; training; students with disabilities; emergency. Requires the compulsory minimum training standards for school security officers and school resource officers to include identifying and working wi...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5089IntroSupplement to the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Expands the Supplement to the Sex Offender and Crimes against Minors Registry to include information on persons who were convicted of certain sexual offenses on or after July 1, 1970,...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5126IntroSchool resource officers; duties; prohibitions. Clarifies that a school resource officer is a certified law-enforcement officer who is hired by the local law-enforcement agency for the singular purpose of providing law-enforcement and security servic...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5127IntroCrisis intervention teams; bilingual and multilingual members. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to include in criteria for the development of crisis intervention teams a requirement that each crisis intervention team include at lea...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5146EngrossAutomatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement of criminal records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, acquittals, and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or otherwise dismissed. The b...
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2020-11-09
Failed to pass
VAHB5060IntroCrisis intervention team program; annual report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to report annually by November 1 to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Public...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5081IntroCivilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5086IntroMobile crisis co-response team programs. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development and establishment of a mental health first response an...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5066IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement Department of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop uniform curriculum...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5065IntroAttorney General; investigation and prosecution of certain offenses committed by a law-enforcement officer. Gives the Attorney General the authority to institute or conduct criminal prosecutions in cases involving certain felony crimes committed by a...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5091IntroRequired release of video or audio recording; discharge of firearm or use of stun gun or chemical irritant by law-enforcement officer. Requires that whenever a law-enforcement officer (i) discharges a firearm or (ii) uses a stun gun or chemical irrit...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5109PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)
VAHB5128IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties; de-escalation training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to establish training standards and publish and periodically update model policies for law-enfor...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5137IntroLaw-enforcement agencies; accreditation. Requires all local and state law-enforcement agencies to obtain and maintain accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. The bill states that the Department of Criminal Jus...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5136IntroDecertification of law-enforcement officers; Criminal Justice Services Board; statewide professional standards of conduct. Requires the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) to adopt statewide professional standards of conduct applicable to all...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VASB5038PassMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall develop and...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)
VAHB5043PassMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall develop and...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VASB5014PassMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers involved in a crisis intervention team program to complete a comprehensive advanced training course developed by the Dep...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VASB5035PassLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
VASB5030PassPolicing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimidation a person detained or arrested by a law-enforcement...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)
VAHB5055PassLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0029)
VAHB5108PassCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a social justice...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)
VASB5037IntroCriminal Justices Services Board; Committee on Training. Changes the membership of the Committee on Training by requiring that one member be an attorney representing the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, one member be an attorney representing civ...
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2020-09-03
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASB5005IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; criminal justice training academies. Adds to the powers and duties of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) regarding the oversight and evaluation of criminal justice training academies ...
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2020-09-03
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VAHB5044IntroMinimum standards for citizen complaints against law enforcement; investigation time limits. Requires that law-enforcement agencies shall ensure, at a minimum, that in the case of all written citizen complaints, the time limits for conducting an inve...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
VASB5084IntroMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development an...
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2020-08-20
Incorporated by Judiciary
VAHB271PassPublic schools; school resource officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, and publish data related to in...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1039)
VAHB1499PassVirginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting gun violence intervention a...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1129)
VASB616PassDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; name change. Renames the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Department of Wildlife Resources and the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Board of Wildlife Resources.
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0958)
VAHB1012PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0860)
VASB578PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)
VASB248PassVirginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting violence intervention and p...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0818)
VASB492PassSex offenses requiring registration. Clarifies the registration and reregistration obligations imposed upon a person convicted of a foreign sex offense for the purposes of registration with the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry.
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0826)
VASB579PassSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Makes numerous changes to the provisions governing the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. The bill changes the number of classifications of offenders who are required to register under th...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0829)
VASB156PassFostering Futures program. Establishes the Fostering Futures program to provide services and support to individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 who were in foster care as a minor and are transitioning to full adulthood and self-sufficiency.
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0732)
VAHB1419PassSchool resource officers and school security officers; training standards. Requires school resource officers and school security officers to receive training specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students i...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0638)
VASB40PassLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if their birth or adoption occurred after the time o...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)
VASB494PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; crisis intervention team training. Adds the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and brain injury stakeholders to the list of entities with whom the Department of Criminal Justice Services is requi...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0515)
VAHB1231PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; crisis intervention team training. Adds the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and brain injury stakeholders to the list of entities with whom the Department of Criminal Justice Services is requi...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)
VASB1024PassDetector canines and detector canine handlers; training and database. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory minimum training standards for detector canine handlers employed by the Department of Corrections, stan...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)
VAHB1648PassState correctional facilities; treatment of prisoners known to be pregnant or who are parents of minor children. Provides for rules and regulations regarding the treatment, control, and education of prisoners known to be pregnant and prisoners who ar...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0526)
VAHB253PassOffenses requiring registration under the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another. Adds a third or subsequent conviction of unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another to the li...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)
VAHB422PassYouth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation. Establishes the Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services, for the purpose of awarding grants to t...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)
VAHB475PassVirginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill requires the head of the program to create and...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0274)
VASB373PassVirginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill provides that the coordinator of the program s...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0276)
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