Line of Duty Act; access to records of investigation. (HB857)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act; access to records of investigation.  Provides that evidence and documents obtained by or created by, and the report of investigation prepared by, the Department of State Police in carrying out the provisions of this chapter shall (i) be deemed confidential, (ii) be exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act ( 2.2-3700 et seq.), and (iii) not be released in whole or in part by any person to any person except as provided in the Line of Duty Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101819D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2010Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
01/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB857)
02/10/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/03/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB857ER)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB857ER)
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 568 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0568)


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 25 seconds.