Local boundaries for law-enforcement; organizing for purpose of 911 dispatch and response. (SB839)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local boundaries for law-enforcement purposes. Provides that localities may designate mutually agreed-upon boundary lines between contiguous localities for purposes of organizing 911 dispatch and response, determining territorial jurisdiction in criminal cases, and clarifying issues related to coverage under workers' compensation and risk management laws. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101142D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/15/2013Reported from Local Government (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2013Referred from Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/11/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (21-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Committee substitute printed 13105129D-H1
02/12/2013Incorporates SB1314
02/13/2013Read second time
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105129D-H1
02/14/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB839H1
02/14/2013Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Title replaced 13105129D-H1
02/21/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB839ER)
02/21/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
03/25/2013Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 775 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
04/03/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2013Reenrolled bill text (SB839ER2)
04/03/2013Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2013Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2013Enacted, Chapter 775 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.