Conservators of the peace, special; required criminal history record information check required. (SB296)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Special conservators of the peace; criminal history record information check required. Requires that a special conservator of the peace, as part of the background investigation required for appointment or temporary registration as a special conservator of the peace, submit the results of a criminal history record information check. The bill provides that no person who would be prohibited from possessing, transporting, or purchasing a firearm based on the results of the criminal history record information check is eligible for appointment as a special conservator of the peace. Amends § 19.2-13, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/10/2016: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102389D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB296)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16104756D-S1
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104756D-S1
02/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB296S1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB296S1)
02/26/2016Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Committee substitute printed 16105686D-H1
02/29/2016Read second time
03/01/2016Passed by for the day
03/02/2016Read third time
03/02/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105686D-H1
03/02/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB296H1
03/02/2016Passed House with substitute (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Title replaced 16105686D-H1
03/08/2016Enrolled
03/08/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB296ER)
03/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB296ER)
03/08/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

SUBSTITUTE. THE QUESTION IS THAT WILL THE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. SENATE BILL 296 REPORTED FROM THE COURTS OF JUSTICE WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE JUNIOR SENATOR HAVE VIRGINIA BEACH. I MOVE THE SUBSTITUTE. THE AYESESTER. SENATE BILL 392 REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. NOR. SENATE BILL 427 REPORTED FROM THE COMMIT YES ON EDUCATION AND HEALTH WITH AMENDMENT. DIDN'T MEAN TO GET AHEAD OF
SPECIAL CONSERVERS OF THE PEACE. WITH A SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): GENTLEMAN FROM PRINCE WILLIAM, MR. LINGMAFELTER.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. OPPOSED, NO. THE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. GENTLEMAN FROM FROM PRINCE WILLIAM.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, MR. SPEAKER, THE SENATORS UNDER LYING BILL REQUIRES THAT A SPECIAL CONSERVATORY OF THE PEACE AS PART OF BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT FOR TEMPORARY REGISTRATION AS A CONSERVATORY OF THE PEACE MUST SUBMIT A APPLICATION OF CRIMINAL HISTORY. RATHER THAN REQUIRING THE APPLICATION TO GO TO COURTS, IT NOW WILL GO TO DCJS AS PART OF THE INITIAL PROCESS. ADDITIONALLY, BOTH INTRODUCED BILL AND THE SUBSTITUTE PRECLUDES THOSE WHO ARE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED FROM TRANSPORTING, POSSESSING OR PURCHASING A FIREARM TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR REGISTRATION AS A SPECIAL CONSERVATORY OF THE PEACE WHO AS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT KNOW HAVE SPECIAL POLICE AUTHORITY. THAT IS WHAT THE SUBSTITUTE DOES. I MOVE WE PASS THE BILL.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): SHALL THE BILL PASS? CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYE, 99, NO, 0. THE BILL IS PASSED.
THE SENATE CONCURS WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT. SENATE BILL 293, PASSED THE HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS. SENATE BILL 296, PASSED THE HOUSE WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE JUNIOR SENATOR FROM VIRGINIA BEACH, SENATOR DeSTEPH. I SQU WE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE. IT REFERS BACK TO CONDUCTING THE INVESTIGATION PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION C AND CLARIFIES IN SUBSECTION C WHAT THE INVESTIGATION IS.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE. RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE