Criminal Justice Services, Department of; human trafficking policy. (HB595)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Criminal Justice Services; human trafficking policy. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory training standards and publish and disseminate a model policy or guideline for law-enforcement personnel involved in criminal investigations or assigned to vehicle or street patrol duties to ensure that law-enforcement personnel are sensitive to and aware of human trafficking offenses and the identification of victims of human trafficking offenses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102616D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/21/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB595)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB595)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2014Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/06/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Appropriations


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