Conservation officer or employees; defense thereof for any prosecuted on criminal charges. (SB894)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Office of the Attorney General; Department of Conservation and Recreation; representation in civil matters; special counsel for certain proceedings. Provides for the Attorney General to represent conservation officers or other employees of the Department in civil actions. The bill also provides for the Director of the Department of Conservation to employ special counsel to defend any conservation officer or other employee of the Department who is prosecuted on any criminal charge arising out of any act committed in performing his official duties Read the Bill »

Status

03/20/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074408724
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
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
02/03/2007Placed on Calendar
02/03/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
02/16/2007Committee substitute printed 070943724-H1
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070943724-H1
02/20/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB894H1
02/20/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-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)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB894ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB894ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)