Law-enforcement officers; removal of their land records from Internet. (SB1282)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public records; protection of law-enforcement officers; penalty. Requires a clerk of court, upon written request from a law-enforcement officer, to remove any land records from the Internet or from an online subscription service that identify a law-enforcement officer's home address or the address of his spouse or children. The bill also makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for the perpetrator of a crime against the person to identify, chose, or locate his victim using public records. If the victim is a law-enforcement officer, it is a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


03/21/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077763824
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1282)
01/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/22/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/23/2007Communicated to House
02/05/2007Placed on Calendar
02/05/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/16/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2007Committee substitute printed 077250824-H1
02/20/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1282H1)
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077250824-H1
02/21/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1282H1
02/21/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1282ER)
03/08/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1282ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1282ER)
03/21/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 736 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0736)