Risk management plans; insurance coverage for sheriffs or deputies, limitation on liability. (HB1554)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Division of Risk Management; risk management plans; insurance coverage for sheriffs. Requires the risk management plans established by the Division of Risk Management to provide coverage sufficient to pay as compensation for a single claim an amount not to exceed $2 million. The bill also requires each locality to secure for the sheriff and his deputies liability coverage that is beyond the coverage provided under the risk management plan for any civil judgment obtained based on injuries or damages sustained arising out of the conduct and scope of the sheriff's operations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101902D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2013Impact statement from DHCD (HB1554)
01/20/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1554)
01/22/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2013Referred from General Laws
01/31/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Committee substitute printed 13104810D-H1
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104810D-H1
02/04/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1554H1
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (90-Y 7-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1554H1)
02/11/2013Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Committee substitute printed 13105292D-S1
02/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed by for the day
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2013Committee substitute rejected 13105292D-S1
02/21/2013Floor substitute printed to Web only 13105360D-S2 (McEachin)
02/21/2013Substitute by Senator McEachin withdrawn 13105360D-S2
02/21/2013Floor substitute printed to Web only 13105407D-S4 (Deeds)
02/21/2013Floor substitute printed 13105404D-S3 (Norment)
02/21/2013Substitute by Senator Norment agreed to 13105404D-S3
02/21/2013Substitute by Senator Deeds ruled out of order 13105407D-S4
02/21/2013Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1554S3
02/21/2013Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1554S1)
02/21/2013Senate substitute agreed to by House 13105404D-S3 (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1554ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 555 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)
11/01/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1554ER)


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 5 minutes.