Line of Duty Act; certain employees of DOC included in definition of deceased person under Act. (SB297)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Line of Duty Act; certain employees of the Department of Corrections. Expands the definition of a deceased person under the Line of Duty Act to include employees of the Department of Corrections with internal investigations authority whose death occurs as a direct or proximate result of the performance of their duty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100640D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB297)
01/18/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Finance