Critical incident stress management teams; privileged information regarding criminal acts, etc. (HB856)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Critical incident stress management teams; privileged information.  Provides that information communicated to critical incident stress management team members by public safety personnel who are the subjects of peer support services shall not be disclosed. The bill allows the public safety personnel to waive the privilege. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102029D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Referred from Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/01/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Committee substitute printed 12105024D-H1
02/06/2012Incorporates HB1101
02/06/2012Read first time
02/07/2012Read second time
02/07/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105024D-H1
02/07/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB856H1
02/08/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2012Referred 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)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB856ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
02/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB856ER)
03/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 148 (effective 7/1/12)
03/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0148)


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 45 seconds.