Capitol Police, Division of; powers and duties. (HB840)

Introduced By

Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester) with support from co-patron Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Powers and duties of the Division of Capitol Police. Allows the Capitol Police to enter into contracts or agreements with other agencies or localities in the same manner as local governments as may be necessary to carry out the Divisions law-enforcement duties. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087720834
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/25/2008Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Read first time
01/29/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Communicated to Senate
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/22/2008Reported from Rules (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB840ER)
02/28/2008Signed by Speaker
03/02/2008Signed by President
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB840ER)
03/07/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 437 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)