Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial. (HB1238)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), and Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Redirection of forfeited drug assets to construction of Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial.  Provides that between July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2014, state and local agencies may direct cash funds and proceeds from forfeited drug assets to the Virginia Public Safety Foundation to support the construction of the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial. Funding decisions shall be made following an internal analysis that determines contributions will not negatively impact law-enforcement training or operations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103912D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/08/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1238)
02/10/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/27/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2012Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1238ER)
03/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1238ER)
03/06/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
03/23/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 373 (effective 7/1/12)
03/23/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0373)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB558 and SB574.