Law-enforcement officers; certain civil actions. (HB5012)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen)

Progress

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

Description

Law-enforcement officers; certain civil actions. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may bring an action against any person, group of persons, organization, or corporation, or the head of such organization or corporation, to recover damages, together with reasonable costs and attorney fees, (i) sustained by such officer during such officer's performance of official duties; (ii) for the abridgment or deprivation of such officer's rights arising out of such officer's performance of official duties; and (iii) sustained by such officer when such person, group, organization, corporation, or the head of such organization or corporation, submits a knowingly false complaint regarding the conduct of such officer. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/14/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200636D
08/14/2020Committee
08/14/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
08/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5012)
08/26/2020Tabled in Courts of Justice (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

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