Assault and battery of private police officers; penalty. (SB1067)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assault and battery of private police officers; penalty. Adds private police officers employed by a private police department to the definition of law-enforcement officer for purposes of the crimes of assault and battery. The current punishment for assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer engaged in the performance of his public duties is a Class 6 felony with a six-month mandatory minimum sentence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100523D
01/06/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2017Impact statement from VCSC (SB1067)
01/16/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2017Committee substitute printed 17104296D-S1
01/16/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/20/2017Impact statement from VCSC (SB1067S1)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1067S1)
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)