Child pornography; possession by law-enforcement agency. (HB1747)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Possession of child pornography by law enforcement. Provides that an employee of a law-enforcement agency may lawfully possess child pornography for a bona fide law-enforcement purpose and that the provisions of the bill are declarative of existing law. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Committee
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101104D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read first time
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2011Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Placed on Calendar
02/16/2011Passed by for the day
02/17/2011Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Enrolled
02/23/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1747ER)
02/23/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 399 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1260.

Comments

stephen writes:

Now the cops will have something to look at while they eat their donuts.