Localities; responsible for damages caused by inadequate police response. (HB5026)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), and Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

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

Description

Locality responsible for damages caused by inadequate police response. Provides that in any instance in which a locality intentionally or negligently fails to provide an adequate police response so as to prevent damage to the property of a property owner or business owner, the locality shall be responsible to the property owner or business owner for the resulting damages. Read the Bill »

Status

08/17/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200254D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
08/21/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB5026)

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