Campus police; allows any educational institution police officers not be governed by Personnel Act. (SB994)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Institutions of higher education; employment of campus police. Allows any public institution of higher education to direct that its campus police officers and any auxiliary forces not be governed by the Virginia Personnel Act. Also makes a technical amendment, correcting an outdated Code citation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094490275
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/21/2009Impact statement from VRS (SB994)
01/22/2009Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2009Committee substitute printed 094127275-S1
01/22/2009Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2009Impact statement from VRS (SB994S1)
02/04/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094127275-S1
02/06/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB994S1
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
02/17/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/23/2009Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB994ER)
03/04/2009Impact statement from VRS (SB994ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 596 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0596)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.