Conservation police officers; appointment by Director of Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. (SB37)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointment of conservation police officers. Eliminates the requirement that the Director of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, when making appointments to sworn officer positions above the rank of conservation police officer, select from among the sworn conservation police officers within the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/13/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101902D
12/13/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/09/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/09/2014Committee substitute printed 14103731D-S1
01/10/2014Incorporates SB192
01/13/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/14/2014Read second time
01/14/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/14/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103731D-S1
01/14/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB37S1
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB37)
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB37S1)
01/15/2014Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)
01/20/2014Placed on Calendar
01/20/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB37)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB37S1)
02/14/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
02/26/2014Continued to 2015 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources