Law enforcement and other entities; use of body-worn camera system. (HB2280)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of body-worn camera system by law enforcement and other entities. Requires that any department, agency, or instrumentality of the Commonwealth or of any locality having jurisdiction over criminal law enforcement or regulatory violations adopt a written policy and procedure prior to purchasing or deploying a body-worn camera system and that such policy must comply with the model policy or guidelines to be established by the Department of Criminal Justice Services. Such policy must contain provisions (i) governing the information provided to individuals being recorded and the rights of such individuals, (ii) specifying where and how long recordings are stored and who has access to such recordings, (iii) governing the public's access to such recordings, and (iv) providing for the review of such recordings. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103250D
01/20/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/2015Referred from Courts of Justice
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/28/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety