Courthouse and courtroom security; sheriff to contract to private security business therefor. (HB721)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Courthouse and courtroom security. Authorizes a sheriff to contract with a licensed private security services business and designate licensed private security services registrants employed by such business to ensure that the courthouses and courtrooms within his jurisdiction are secure from violence and disruption. Any private security services registrant designated to provide courthouse and courtroom security is required to meet established training standards. Amends § 53.1-120, § 9.1-113, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Committee
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100736D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/22/2010Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice