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SHERIFFS AND SERGEANTS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Animal welfare laws; sheriffs and police chiefs to designate and utilize volunteer deputies for enforcement. Amending  3.2-6555. (Patron-Athey, HB 884 (F))
Capital murder; adds auxiliary police officers and auxiliary deputy sheriffs to statute so death sentence can be imposed for their murder. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 934 (Chapter 428); Norment, SB 520 (Chapter 475))
Courthouse and courtroom security; authorizes a sheriff to contract with a licensed private security services business to ensure they are secure from violence and disruption. Amending 9.1-113 and 53.1-120. (Patron-Peace, HB 721 (F))
Jail superintendent and jail officers; invested with powers and authority of sheriff or sheriff’s deputy for purpose of service of civil and criminal process upon inmates. Amending  53.1-109. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 360 (F); Smith, SB 637 (F))
Jailer issued identification; allows sheriffs to issue special identification card to prisoners. Adding  53.1-116.1:02. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1161 (Chapter 856))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Englin, HB 272 (F); Deeds, SB 287 (C))
Retirement System; benefits for deputy sheriffs. Amending 51.1-138. (Patron-Englin, HB 273 (Chapter 745))
Service handguns; allows law-enforcement officer who retires at or after age 70 with 10 years of service to purchase for $1. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Stuart, SB 42 (Chapter 590))
Unclaimed property; storage fee for those in possession of sheriff or police. Amending  15.2-1719. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 909 (Chapter 333))
Vehicle license fees; allows localities to exempt members of certain authorized sheriff’s volunteer citizen support units. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Cole, HB 580 (Chapter 131))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10