Sexual assault; Dept. of State Police, etc. establish policies for responding to crimes involving. (SB786)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Policies for responding to crimes involving sexual assault. Requires that the Department of State Police and local law-enforcement agencies establish written policies and procedures regarding response to incidents involving sexual assault. The Department of Criminal Justice Services is directed to provide law-enforcement agencies with technical support and assistance in developing the policies and procedures. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 089869220
01/18/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Committee substitute printed 081557220-S1
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 081557220-S1
02/11/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB786S1
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB786S1)
02/29/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read second time
03/05/2008Passed by for the day
03/06/2008Read third time
03/06/2008Passed House (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB786ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB786ER)
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 771 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1395.