Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. (HB1343)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. Requires that mutual aid agreements between campus police force and law-enforcement agencies contain provisions requiring either the campus police force or an agency with which it has established a mutual aid agreement to notify the local attorney for the Commonwealth of any investigation involving felony criminal sexual assault occurring on property owned or controlled by the institution of higher education within 48 hours of beginning such investigation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101213D
12/01/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1343)
01/29/2015Referred from Courts of Justice
01/29/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/29/2015Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/03/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Education


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.


J P Welch writes:

Law enforcement agencies are presumed to be intelligent enough to report investigations to the local attorney for the Commonwealth when they deem appropriate without a time-constrained legal requirement.