State Police Volunteer Chaplaincy Program; established. (HB2314)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Police Volunteer Chaplaincy Program. Allows the Superintendent of State Police to establish a Voluntary Chaplaincy Program. The Superintendent may establish guidelines regarding the selection, conduct, and supervision of volunteers, but may not regulate the volunteers' expression of religious beliefs. Read the Bill »


02/23/2009: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097758460
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/30/2009Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Committee substitute printed 096010460-H1
02/02/2009Read first time
02/03/2009Read second time
02/03/2009Committee substitute agreed to 096010460-H1
02/03/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2314H1
02/04/2009Read third time and passed House (66-Y 30-N)
02/04/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (66-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/2009Committee Amendment #1 agreed to (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2009Committee Amendment #2 agreed to (10-Y 5-N)
02/23/2009Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 8 clips in all, totaling 20 minutes.