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POLICE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Animal control officers; inclusion thereof in classification of law-enforcement officers. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Bell, HB 2393 (Chapter 242))
Assault and battery; penalty when against campus police officer. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Cline, HB 2633 (F))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers. Amending 18.2-57. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2492 (F); Howell, SB 951 (Chapter 257))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Norment, SB 1409 (V))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers, auxiliary deputy sheriffs, as well as fire marshals and assistant fire marshals with police powers, to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Pogge, HB 2638 (V))
Capital murder; adds uncompensated auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to definition of law-enforcement officer in statute. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Poisson, HB 2585 (I) See HB2638)
Compulsory training standards; persons designated to provide courthouse security who have previously been certified and served as law-enforcement officer to meet minimum training standards. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Valentine, HB 2239 (F); Newman, SB 1284 (F))
Crime victims; no law-enforcement officer shall inquire into immigration status of any person who reports that he is victim of crime or is parent or guardian of a minor victim. Adding 19.2-11.02. (Patron-Howell, SB 1436 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant if has probable cause to suspect of driving while intoxicated, etc. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1954 (I) See HB2245)
Driving under influence of alcohol; law-enforcement officer to arrest without warrant if not committed in his presence. Amending  19.2-81. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2245 (F))
Emergency custody; authority of law-enforcement officer. Amending 37.2-808. (Patron-Ward, HB 2486 (Chapter 383); Howell, SB 1079 (Chapter 607))
Enforcement of traffic light signals; allows law-enforcement officers to arrest or detain persons who violate even if officers are not in uniform. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-Jones, HB 2210 (F))
Extradition; sheriff or police chief of a locality may hire a private entity to perform on behalf of State. Amending 19.2-92. (Patron-Hurt, SB 771 (CD))
Handguns; allows retiring law-enforcement officer of State Lottery Department to purchase. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Gear, HB 2042 (Chapter 412))
Infectious disease; eliminates requirement that a law-enforcement officer give notice that a person shall be deemed to have consented to testing and disclosure of test results for HIV and hepatitis B or C when officer is exposed to body fluids. Amending  32.1-45.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1034 (I) See SB1107; McDougle, SB 1152 (I) See SB1107)
Juvenile arrest information; police and sheriff departments may release current information on juvenile arrests to law-enforcement agencies in other states. Amending  16.1-301. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1377 (Chapter 286))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds conservation officers as member. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Deeds, SB 261 (CD))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; reemployment after break in service not exceeding 12 months. Amending  51.1-217. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1193 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; supplemental allowance paid until Social Security retirement age. Amending  51.1-217. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2280 (F); Puckett, SB 402 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; expands definition to include auxiliary deputy sheriffs appointed. Amending  9.1-101. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1743 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers’ Privacy Protection Act; law-enforcement officer may request personal information withheld from disclosure on public records. Adding  9.1-1400, 9.1-1401, and 9.1-1402. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2630 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes certain deputy sheriffs under coverage. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1673 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; officer shall be given reasonable notice before being questioned in an investigation. Amending  9.1-501. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1541 (F))
Law-enforcement officers, retired; meets training and qualification standards to carry concealed weapon. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Martin, SB 877 (Chapter 779))
Line of Duty Act; exempts police departments and sheriffs’ offices from requirement to reimburse costs for investigations conducted by State Police regarding claims for payment thereunder. Amending  9.1-403. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1915 (F))
Line of Duty Act; investigation of claims by police departments and sheriffs’ offices. Amending  9.1-403. (Patron-Byron, HB 2626 (Chapter 393); Hurt, SB 1539 (Chapter 580))
Magistrates; refer complaints alleging felony offense to law-enforcement agency. Amending  19.2-45, 19.2-71, and 19.2-72. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1426 (Chapter 291))
Misdemeanor arrest or summons; gives a law-enforcement officer choice of issuing a summons and releasing person or arresting him for Class 1 and 2 misdemeanors. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2136 (F))
Mutual aid agreements; institution of higher learning having police force appointed to enter therein for use of their joint forces to maintain peace and good order. Amending  15.2-1736. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2123 (Chapter 461); Locke, SB 1093 (Chapter 609))
Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate instrument or device to detect deception or verify truth of statements. Amending 54.1-1801 and 54.1-1805. (Patron-Wright, HB 1613 (V); Ruff, SB 1374 (V))
Protective order; law-enforcement officer may effect service by personally serving person subject to order. Amending  16.1-264. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2611 (F))
Protective order; notification of service by local police department, sheriff’s office, or other law-enforcement agency. Adding  19.2-11.01:1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1596 (F); Ticer, SB 839 (F))
Restriction on Supreme Court; shall not promulgate any rule that prohibits conduct of an attorney advising a law-enforcement officer as to investigative conduct permitted by Constitution of Virginia or U.S. Constitution. Amending  54.1-3915. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2365 (F))
Sheriff departments; performance of law-enforcement service requires no pre-notification to Division of Risk Management for liability coverage. Amending  2.2-1839. (Patron-Howell, SB 1073 (Chapter 265))
Traffic accident reports; increases amount of damage threshold to be reported by law-enforcement officers. Amending  46.2-373. (Patron-Deeds, SB 39 (Chapter 1))
Transport of prisoners; minimum standards therefor by persons other than law-enforcement officers. Amending  19.2-108. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1307 (Chapter 848))
Vehicle weight limit statutes; enforcement by local law-enforcement agencies. Adding  46.2-1138.3. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 558 (CD))
Workers’ Compensation; respiratory disease, heart disease, etc., causing death or disability of Port Authority police is an occupational disease compensable thereunder. Amending 65.2-402. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1047 (Chapter 515))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 06/03/09