HB 2416 Conservators of the peace, special; authority, mandatory liability insurance.
Hyland F. "Buddy" Fowler, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:

Special conservators of the peace; authority; insurance. Replaces the powers that may be provided in the power of appointment for a special conservator of the peace (SCOP) which may include all powers, functions, responsibilities, and authority of any other conservator of the peace, with only the duties for which the SCOP is qualified as specified on his application. The bill requires the order of appointment to provide that such duties shall be exercised only in the geographical limitations specified by the court. The bill requires that the order delineate a limit beyond which the SCOP may not effectuate an arrest following a close pursuit. The bill prohibits all SCOPs from using the word "police" and all SCOPs other than those employed by a state agency from using the seal of the Commonwealth on his equipment in the performance of his duties. The bill requires that the mandatory liability insurance for SCOPs be in an amount of not less than $1 million.

Full text:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103514D  pdf

Status:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103514D
01/19/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/25/17  House: Referred from Courts of Justice by voice vote
01/25/17  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/07/17  House: Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety