Conservators of the peace, special; registration with DCJS. (SB1194)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special conservators of the peace; registration with DCJS. Requires all persons appointed or reappointed on or after July 1, 2015, as special conservators of the peace to register with the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). The bill requires that all applicants submit a temporary letter of qualification issued by DCJS and a background check performed by a state or local law-enforcement agency with their applications to the circuit court for appointment as a special conservator of the peace. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102652D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1194)
01/21/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/23/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Read second time
01/26/2015Reading of amendments waived
01/26/2015Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1194E
01/26/2015Printed as engrossed 15102652D-E
01/27/2015Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee amendments reconsidered (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee amendment #1 rejected
01/27/2015Committee amendments #2, #3 agreed to
01/27/2015Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2015Amendments by Senator Norment agreed to
01/27/2015Reengrossed by Senate as amended SB1194E2
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Printed as reengrossed 15102652D-E2
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/06/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1194E2)
02/12/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2015Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Committee substitute printed 15105057D-H1
02/16/2015Read second time
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105057D-H1
02/17/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1194H1
02/17/2015Passed House with substitute (97-Y 2-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Passed by temporarily
02/19/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015House insisted on substitute
02/20/2015House requested conference committee
02/24/2015Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2015Senators: Norment, Reeves, Saslaw
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Campbell, Lingamfelter, Sullivan
02/27/2015No further action taken
02/27/2015Failed to pass in Senate