Campus police officers; included in definition of law-enforcement officers. (HB771)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), and Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Law-enforcement officers; campus police officers.  Provides that campus police officers, as appointed by public and private institutions of higher education, are included within the definition of law-enforcement officer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100761D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/12/2012Impact statement from VCSC (HB771)
01/18/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #3
02/01/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2012Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2012Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/09/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Appropriations (21-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 (97-Y 1-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105653D-S1
02/27/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/27/2012Impact statement from VCSC (HB771S1)
02/29/2012Reported from Finance (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Reading of substitute waived
03/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105653D-S1
03/02/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB771S1
03/02/2012Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Placed on Calendar
03/06/2012Passed by for the day
03/07/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105653D-S1 (97-Y 1-N)
03/07/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB771ER)
03/09/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
03/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB771ER)
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB771ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 776 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0776)


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