Criminal justice training academies; adds to the powers and duties of DCJS regarding academies. (SB5005)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Criminal Justice Services; criminal justice training academies. Adds to the powers and duties of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) regarding the oversight and evaluation of criminal justice training academies approved by the Department. The bill requires the Department to provide direct assistance to any academy not meeting established minimum standards or performance objectives. The bill also requires each training academy to submit an annual report evaluating the training academy's performance with regard to established minimum standards and performance objectives established by the Department. Finally, the bill requires the Department to provide an annual evaluation to every training academy, including in its evaluation information based upon the training academy's annual report and any internal audit or field visit conducted by the Department. Read the Bill »


09/03/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


07/22/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200123D
07/22/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5005)
08/20/2020Rereferred from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/20/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
09/03/2020Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB5030-Locke) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)