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POLICE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Accident reports; increases amount of property damage reported by law-enforcement officers. Amending  46.2-373. (Patron-Welch, HB 2320 (F))
Assault and battery; certain punishment if against law-enforcement officer. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Melvin, HB 3189 (F))
Assault and battery; definition of law-enforcement officer to include ABC agents. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2075 (F))
Attorney, State; duty to provide copies of police reports. Amending  19.2-265.4. (Patron-Gear, HB 3146 (F))
Auxiliary police forces; deemed to be law-enforcement officers when called into service. Amending  9.1-101. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2985 (F))
Clerks, sheriffs, etc.; not to receive payment from treasury for services rendered in certain cases. Amending  17.1-266. (Patron-Norment, SB 466 (CD))
Compensation Board; considerations for fixing salaries and staffing levels for certain sheriffs. Adding  15.2-1636.8:1. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1420 (CD))
Concealed handguns; person to inform law-enforcement officer of his possession thereof. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2405 (F))
Concealed handguns; retired law-enforcement officers in favorable review to carry. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 2413 (Chapter 408))
Confidentiality records; deletes requirement that law-enforcement agency, etc. obtain court order to inspect. Amending  16.1-300. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1178 (F))
Emergency custody order; authorizes sheriffs and sheriffs’ deputies to execute orders. Amending  37.2-808. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1052 (F))
Evidence; chain of custody form attested to by employee of law-enforcement agency responsible therefor. Adding 19.2-188.3 and 19.2-188.4. (Patron-Norment, SB 154 (CD))
Game wardens; changes name to conservation police officer. Amending  3.1-1029, 9.1-101, 9.1-400, 9.1-500, 9.1-801, 18.2-51.1, 18.2-283.1, 18.2-287.01, 18.2-308, 29.1-200, 29.1-201, 29.1-204, 29.1-205, 29.1-207, 29.1-208, 29.1-212, 29.1-213, 29.1-217, 29.1-218, 29.1-300.2, 29.1-337, 29.1-349, 29.1-355, 29.1-516, 29.1-517, 29.1-521.3, 29.1-530, 29.1-539, 29.1-548, 29.1-552, 29.1-553, 29.1-556, 29.1-739, 29.1-739.1, 29.1-739.2, 29.1-745, 51.1-212, and 65.2-402.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1867 (Chapter 87))
Health insurance; State to pay for law-enforcement officers receiving work-related disability benefits. Amending  9.1-403 and 51.1-1132. (Patron-Cox, HB 2557 (Chapter 90))
Health records privacy; creates exceptions to disclose records to law-enforcement officers. Amending  32.1-127.1:03. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2520 (Chapter 497))
Illegal aliens; law-enforcement officers have authority to enforce U.S. immigration laws. Amending  19.2-81.6 and 19.2-82. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2936 (I) See HB1970)
Immigration; powers of law-enforcement officers by agreement with Department of Homeland Security. Amending  15.2-530, 15.2-1704, 15.2-1726, and 52-8; adding  53.1-21.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2926 (F); O’Brien, SB 1045 (F))
Income tax, state; provides nonrefundable tax credit to police officers and professional firefighters. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 3103 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds certain maintenance workers as members thereof. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Deeds, SB 889 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds conservation officers as members thereof. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Deeds, SB 895 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds juvenile probation and parole officers as members thereof. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Quayle, SB 962 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds probation and parole officers employed by Department of Juvenile Justice to membership. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1756 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; permits early retirement for any member thereof. Amending  51.1-205. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2246 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; provides supplemental allowance currently paid to certain members. Amending  51.1-217. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2718 (F); Ruff, SB 802 (I) See SB1156)
Law Officers’ Retirement System; provides supplemental allowance currently paid to certain members upon retirement. Amending 51.1-217. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1156 (F))
Law-enforcement employees; overtime compensation therefor. Amending  9.1-701. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2516 (F))
Law-enforcement escorts; shall be considered emergency vehicles and exempt from obeying certain regulations. Amending  46.2-920. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2084 (Chapter 860); Ticer, SB 924 (Chapter 908))
Law-enforcement facilities; prohibits possession of weapons therein except by officers. Adding  18.2-283.2. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1007 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; increases penalty for impersonating. Amending  18.2-174. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1802 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; shall be accused of crime by indictment only. Adding  19.2-216.1. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2184 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; uniform requirement for arrests for speeding. Amending  46.2-882. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1772 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; joint subcommittee to study establishment of protocols for those killed in line of duty. (Patron-Hurt, HJR 707 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; removal of their land records from Internet. Amending  18.2-186.4. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1282 (Chapter 736))
Law-enforcement officers; training related to sexual assault cases. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Bell, HB 1336 (CD))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; adds law-enforcement officers employed by Department of Conservation and Recreation to list of those covered thereby. Amending 9.1-500. (Patron-Deeds, SB 896 (Chapter 364))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; changes as to process and procedures afforded thereto. Amending  9.1-500, 9.1-501, 9.1-502, and 9.1-504; adding  9.1-508. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 697 (CD); Cuccinelli, SB 776 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes those employed by sheriff’s office of city or county in scope thereof. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2109 (F))
Law-enforcement personnel; to provide fire/rescue officer in charge at accident scene DMV vehicle information. Amending  46.2-208. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2003 (F))
Misdemeanor cases; law-enforcement officer may issue summons or arrest person. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2943 (F))
Misdemeanors; local fee upon conviction to be deposited in fund for law-enforcement training. Amending  16.1-69.48:1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2170 (F))
Motor vehicle stops; law-enforcement officer to inform person of reason therefor. Adding  46.2-936.1. (Patron-Marsh, SB 1401 (F))
Motor vehicles; eluding police officer. Amending  46.2-817. (Patron-Peace, HB 1677 (F))
Motorcycles; emergency lights on those used by law enforcement. Adding  46.2-1029.3. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 347 (CD))
Overtime compensation; to include state law-enforcement employees. Amending  9.1-700. (Patron-Carrico, HB 3069 (F))
Police; expands authority thereof in civil matters. Amending 15.2-1704 and 15.2-1727. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1121 (Chapter 724))
Police and court records; allows an expungement hearing to occur automatically if person granted writ vacating a conviction. Amending  19.2-327.5, 19.2-327.13, and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2076 (Chapter 465); Bell, HB 2959 (Chapter 883); Deeds, SB 880 (Chapter 905); McDougle, SB 1223 (Chapter 824))
Police canines; Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish training and certification requirements for those used by law-enforcement agencies. Amending  9.1-102; adding 9.1-116.01. (Patron-Carrico, HB 3210 (F))
Police chaplains; certification thereof. Amending  9.1-102; adding  9.1-187 and 9.1-187.1. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2477 (F))
Private roads; certification of signs and speed limits by licensed engineers for law-enforcement purposes. Amending  46.2-1307 and 46.2-1307.1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2025 (Chapter 187))
Puncturing of motor vehicle tires; authorizes law-enforcement officers to utilize devices designed therefor. Amending 18.2-147.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1785 (Chapter 437))
Retirement System; benefits for certain state and local employees. Amending  51.1-138, 51.1-153, 51.1-155, 51.1-202, 51.1-206, 51.1-213, and 51.1-217. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2984 (F))
Retirement System; benefits for certain state and local public safety officers. Amending  51.1-138 and 51.1-206. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2420 (F); Moran, HB 2848 (F); Stolle, SB 1166 (Chapter 819))
Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office; authorized to withdraw from Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy. (Patron-Bell, SB 1373 (F))
State funds; repeals structure and formula for distributing to local law-enforcement in localities. Amending  15.2-1609.7, 15.2-3201, 46.2-916.2, 58.1-3401, and 58.1-3403; repealing 9.1-165 through 9.1-172. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2200 (F))
Taxes and license fees; law-enforcement officials, etc., exempted therefrom for one vehicle. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2362 (Chapter 865))
Virginia Beach Police Department Marine Patrol; enforcement of federal security and safety zones within tidal waters in jurisdiction. Amending  28.2-106.1. (Patron-Rerras, SB 900 (Chapter 554))
Warrantless searches; law-enforcement officer may search without if person signed waiver. Amending  19.2-59. (Patron-McDougle, SB 577 (CD))
Warrants; those issued against law-enforcement officers or public school employees. Amending  19.2-72. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1773 (F))
Workers’ compensation; establishes occupational disease presumption for police officers of Norfolk Airport Authority. Amending 65.2-402. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1635 (Chapter 616); Miller, SB 747 (Chapter 143); Rerras, SB 903 (F))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07