Lynchburg, City of; establishment of an airport police department at Lynchburg Regional Airport. (HB2035)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Private police department; Lynchburg Regional Airport. Allows the City of Lynchburg by ordinance to establish a private police department at the Lynchburg Regional Airport. The authority of the private police department shall be limited to real property owned, leased, or controlled by the Airport. Such authority shall not supersede the authority, duties, or jurisdiction vested by law with the local police department or sheriff's office. The private police department and private police officers shall be subject to and comply with the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of Virginia, the laws governing municipal police departments, and any regulations adopted by the Criminal Justice Services Board that the Department of Criminal Justice Services designates as applicable to private police departments. Any person employed as a private police officer pursuant to this act shall meet all requirements, including the minimum compulsory training requirements, for law-enforcement officers pursuant to Chapter 1 ( 9.1-100 et seq.) of Title 9.1 of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102882D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/23/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/05/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Committee substitute printed 15104852D-H1
02/07/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104852D-H1
02/09/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2035H1
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2035H1)
02/18/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2035ER)
02/26/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2035ER)
02/27/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/27/15
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)


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.