Criminal Justice Services, Department of; definitions of law-enforcement officer. (HB1599)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Criminal Justice Services; definitions; law-enforcement officer. Adds (i) members of the investigations unit designated by the State Inspector General to investigate allegations of criminal behavior affecting the operations of a state or nonstate agency and (ii) employees of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice with internal investigations authority to the definition of law-enforcement officer. Such members and employees would not be eligible for Line of Duty Act benefits. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105615D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/23/2018Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1599)
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
01/26/2018Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Committee substitute printed 18106032D-H1
01/30/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1599 H1
01/31/2018Read second time
01/31/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106032D-H1
01/31/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1599H1
02/01/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/01/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1599H1)
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/21/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Committee substitute printed 18107345D-S1
02/22/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Read third time
02/23/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107345D-S1
02/23/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1599S1
02/23/2018Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1599S1)
02/27/2018Placed on Calendar
02/27/2018Senate substitute agreed to by House 18107345D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/27/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1599ER)
03/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1599ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/07/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 7, 2018
03/07/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 548 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0548)