Law-enforcement officer or jail officer; notice to Criminal Justice Services Board of misconduct. (HB5051)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Decertification of law-enforcement officer. Requires any sheriff, chief of police, or agency administrator to notify the Criminal Justice Services Board in writing within 48 hours of becoming aware that any certified law-enforcement or jail officer currently employed by his agency has been terminated for engaging in misconduct, as set forth in the bill. The bill requires the Board to initiate decertification proceedings against any current or former law-enforcement or jail officer who has engaged in such activities. The bill also requires any sheriff, chief of police, or agency administrator to notify the Board and a civilian review panel, if one has been established, if any certified law-enforcement or jail officer currently employed by his agency has received three complaints of excessive use of force in the previous five years, and any recommendations made by the civilian review panel concerning such complaints shall be forwarded to the Board. Read the Bill »

Status

09/24/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200474D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
08/25/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/25/2020Reported from Public Safety with amendments (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
08/25/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
08/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5051)
08/31/2020Reported from Appropriations (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
09/02/2020Read first time
09/03/2020Read second time
09/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
09/03/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB5051E
09/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20200474D-E
09/04/2020Read third time and passed House (57-Y 41-N)
09/04/2020VOTE: Passage (57-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
09/09/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
09/09/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
09/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5051E)
09/16/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
09/16/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
09/16/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
09/16/2020Committee substitute printed 20201183D-S1
09/24/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5051S1)
09/25/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)

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