Law-enforcement agencies, local; body-worn camera systems. (HB246)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Local law-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. Requires localities to adopt and establish a written policy for the operation of a body-worn camera system, as defined in the bill, that follows identified best practices and is consistent with Virginia law and regulations, using as guidance the model policy established by the Department of Criminal Justice Services prior to purchasing or deploying a body-worn camera system. The bill also requires localities to make such policy available for public comment and review prior to its adoption. The bill requires the Department to establish a model policy for the operation of body-worn camera systems and the storage and maintenance of body-worn camera system records. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100997D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/15/2020Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/24/2020Reported from Public Safety (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2020Read third time and passed House (62-Y 38-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: Passage (62-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB246)
02/17/2020Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Enrolled
02/21/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB246ER)
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB246ER)
02/21/2020Signed by Speaker
02/24/2020Signed by President
02/26/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2020
02/26/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 4, 2020
03/04/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 123 (effective 7/1/20)
03/04/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0123)

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