HB587: College campus police and security departments; DCJS to identify minimum core operational functions.


HOUSE BILL NO. 587
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Rules
on February 21, 2014)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Yost)
A BILL to require the Department of Criminal Justice Services to identify minimum core operational functions for college campus police and security departments.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall conduct a study to identify potential minimum core operational functions for campus police departments established pursuant to § 23-232 or 23-232.1 of the Code of Virginia and other campus security departments as may be established by public or private institutions of higher education pursuant to § 23-238 of the Code of Virginia. In conducting this study, the Department shall determine the existing capacity of campus police departments and other campus security departments, the costs of bringing existing departments into compliance with such minimum core operational functions, and legislative amendments needed in order to require compliance by such departments. In identifying such functions, the Department shall work with other public and private stakeholders as deemed appropriate. The Department shall report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2014.


HOUSE BILL NO. 587
House Amendments in [ ] -- January 21, 2014
A BILL to require the Department of Criminal Justice Services to identify minimum core operational functions for college campus police and security departments.
Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Yost

Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall [ complete a study to ] identify [ potential ] minimum core operational functions for campus police departments established pursuant to § 23-232 or 23-232.1 of the Code of Virginia and other campus security departments as may be established by public or private institutions of higher learning pursuant to § 23-238 of the Code of Virginia. In [ identifying such minimum core operational functions completing this study ] , the Department shall determine the existing capacity of campus police departments and other campus security departments, the cost impact to bring existing departments into compliance with such minimum core operational functions, and legislative amendments needed in order to require compliance by such departments. In identifying such functions, the Department shall work with other public and private stakeholders as deemed appropriate.

HOUSE BILL NO. 587

Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 7, 2014
A BILL to require the Department of Criminal Justice Services to identify minimum core operational functions for college campus police and security departments.
Patron-- Yost

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall identify minimum core operational functions for campus police departments established pursuant to § 23-232 or 23-232.1 of the Code of Virginia and other campus security departments as may be established by public or private institutions of higher learning pursuant to § 23-238 of the Code of Virginia. In identifying such minimum core operational functions, the Department shall determine the existing capacity of campus police departments and other campus security departments, the cost impact to bring existing departments into compliance with such minimum core operational functions, and legislative amendments needed in order to require compliance by such departments. In identifying such functions, the Department shall work with other public and private stakeholders as deemed appropriate.