Emergency protective orders; not to be issued against law-enforcement officer performing his duties. (HB770)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

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

Description

Protective orders against law-enforcement officers Provides that an emergency protective order may only be issued against a law-enforcement officer for any action arising out of the performance of his duties if an investigation is conducted by an appropriate law-enforcement agency and just cause is found for the issuance of the order. The section does not apply to protective orders issued to protect a child, based on family abuse or issued in connection with a pending domestic relations case. Amends § 19.2-152.8, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103205D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Read first time
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB770E
01/26/2012Printed as engrossed 12103205D-E
01/27/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Enrolled
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB770ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
03/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 146 (effective 7/1/12)
03/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)

Video

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.