Police service; civil penalty when excessive number of calls from same property. (SB1183)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Excessive calls for police service; civil penalty. Provides that any locality may by ordinance declare that when a property requires an excessive number of calls for police service within a specified time period, the owner of the property is subject to a civil penalty. The locality shall determine in its ordinance the number of calls that is excessive, but no owner shall be cited under such ordinance for fewer than five calls in a 12-month period. The bill requires the ordinance to contain an exclusion for all calls related to domestic violence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102139D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/16/2017Impact statement from DHCD (SB1183)
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Local Government with letter (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1934.