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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session

Aircraft accident investigations; joint jurisdiction to local police and Department of State Police. Amending  5.1-23 and 52-8. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1158 (F))
Alicia’s Law; funding for child exploitation law enforcement efforts. (Patron-Moran, HB 1189 (F); Deeds, SB 37 (F))
Arrest or summons; charge for misdemeanor at discretion of law-enforcement officer. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 436 (F))
Campus police; report of certain incidents to local law-enforcement agency. Amending  23-234. (Patron-Alexander, HB 577 (F))
Capitol District; established as geographic seat of government. Adding  2.2-620. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 841 (Chapter 548))
Concealed handguns; allows law-enforcement officers on long-term leave to carry without permit. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1220 (Chapter 80))
Deputies; number appointed by sheriff of county without police force to be fixed by Compensation Board. Amending  15.2-1609.1. (Patron-McEachin, SB 159 (F))
Deputies; personnel costs in preparation for new regional jail facility. Amending  15.2-1609.1. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 755 (F))
Disregarding signal to stop; endangerment of operation of law-enforcement officer, penalty. Amending  46.2-817. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 113 (Chapter 773); Watkins, SB 368 (Chapter 811))
Electronic license plate recognition systems; Secretary of Public Safety to study feasibility of increasing use as law-enforcement tool. (Patron-Mathieson, HJR 92 (F))
Extradition; sheriff or police chief may hire a private entity to perform on behalf of State. Amending  19.2-92. (Patron-Hurt, SB 771 (C))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds conservation officers as member. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Deeds, SB 261 (C))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; supplemental allowance paid until Social Security retirement age. Amending  51.1-217. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1219 (F); Puckett, SB 402 (C))
Law-enforcement and judicial personnel; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study autism education and training available. (Patron-Englin, HJR 110 (I) See HJR105)
Law-enforcement officer; assault and battery against, penalty. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 522 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; penalty for failure to identify oneself when requested. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 435 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; uniform requirement for arrests for speeding. Amending  46.2-882. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 231 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; required to pull vehicle off roadway when stopping motorists. Adding  46.2-103.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1035 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; changes in process and procedures. Amending  9.1-501. (Patron-Deeds, SB 355 (I) See SB76)
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; changes to process and procedures afforded to officers. Amending 9.1-500, 9.1-501, 9.1-502, and 9.1-504; adding  9.1-508. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 76 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes deputy sheriffs under coverage. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Poisson, HB 100 (F))
Offender registration; local law-enforcement agencies may charge fee. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 281 (F))
Police officer, impersonating; punishment of offense. Amending 18.2-174. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 495 (F))
Port Authority; police officer to provide security beyond locality where property is located. Amending  62.1-132.12. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1206 (Chapter 324); Miller, Y.B., SB 465 (Chapter 529))
Protective orders; transport of firearms by certain law-enforcement officers. Amending  18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-Athey, HB 1285 (F))
Rescue squads, police departments, fire departments, sheriff’s offices, and state and federal agencies; commending those that responded to the tragedy of April 16, 2007, at Virginia Tech. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 466 (P))
Retirement benefits; applicable to certain public safety officers and state police officers who retired on or before July 1, 2002. Amending Chapter 819, 2007 Acts. (Patron-McDougle, SB 110 (F))
Retirement System; benefits for local law-enforcement officers. Amending  51.1-138. (Patron-Nutter, HB 981 (F))
Retirement System; state and local law-enforcement officers may take full retirement if have 25 years of creditable service. Amending  51.1-205 and 51.1-216. (Patron-Carrico, HB 369 (F))
Sheriffs’ office vehicles; allowed to be painted solid colors other than brown or white. Amending  15.2-1610. (Patron-Ingram, HB 33 (Chapter 284))
Standards of Quality; school board to establish agreement with local law-enforcement agency to employ full-time school resource officer. Amending  22.1-253.13:2. (Patron-Cole, HB 209 (F))
Tax information; local commissioners of revenue and treasurers to provide access to their local police and fire departments. Amending  58.1-3. (Patron-BaCote, HB 702 (F))
Telephone solicitations; charitable organizations for law-enforcement officers. Amending  59.1-512. (Patron-Albo, HB 101 (F))
Traffic accident reports; increases amount of damage threshold to be reported by law-enforcement officers. Amending  46.2-373. (Patron-Deeds, SB 39 (C))
Vehicle license fees, local; localities to exempt those owned by members and former members of authorized police volunteer citizen support units. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Herring, SB 191 (Chapter 457))
Vehicle weight limit statutes; enforcement by local law-enforcement agencies. Adding  46.2-1138.3. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 558 (C))
Workers’ compensation; expands definition of law-enforcement officer to include members of Capitol Police. Amending 65.2-102. (Patron-Stolle, SB 615 (Chapter 109))
2008 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 12/19/08