Use of force by law-enforcement officers, etc.; work group to produce and develop report. (SB1645)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of force; data collection and reporting requirement. Requires the the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to convene a work group that shall include representatives from the Departments of Corrections and State Police and the Board of Corrections, as well as representatives from local police departments, sheriffs' offices, local correctional facilities, and other interested stakeholder groups, to develop a strategy for producing and publishing a comprehensive report on the use of force by Virginia law-enforcement officers, correctional officers, and jail officers. The bill requires the work group to report its progress and the outcomes of its activities to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2019. The provisions of the bill are contingent upon funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104536D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Committee substitute printed 19105906D-S1
01/28/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1645S1)
01/30/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105906D-S1
02/01/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1645ES1
02/01/2019Printed as engrossed 19105906D-ES1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Chair votes Yes
02/05/2019Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1645ES1)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2019Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019Left in Appropriations