Drugs forfeited to law enforcement; disposal when no longer needed for research and training. (SB1241)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drugs forfeited to law enforcement; research and training. Amends the provision that allows seized drugs to be forfeited to a law-enforcement agency for research and training purposes pursuant to a court order to allow the law-enforcement agency to destroy such drugs when they are no longer needed for research and training purposes; under current law, drugs must be destroyed within 12 months of being obtained. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102613D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1241)
02/02/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2015Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 1-N)
02/20/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read second time
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2015Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015House amendments agreed to by Senate (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1241ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1241ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 429 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)


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 1 minute.