Forfeited drug assets; redirection of assets to construction of Public Safety Memorial. (SB558)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas) with support from co-patron Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


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


01/16/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103158D
01/16/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB558)
02/06/2012Committee substitute printed 12105134D-S1
02/06/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Incorporates SB574
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Read second time
02/08/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105134D-S1
02/08/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB558S1
02/09/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB558S1)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Read second time
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/20/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/2012VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB558ER)
02/22/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB558ER)
02/22/2012Signed by President
02/22/2012Signed by Speaker
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 126 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0126)


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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB574 and HB1238.