Capitol Police; concurrent jurisdiction. (SB996)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Capitol Police; concurrent jurisdiction. Provides that a Capitol Police officer who is a detector canine handler has concurrent jurisdiction with the law-enforcement officers of another jurisdiction that has requested the assistance of the Capitol Police in the detection of firearms, ammunition, explosives, propellants, or incendiaries. This bill is identical to HB 1626. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104520D
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB996)
02/07/2020Reported from Rules (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/2020Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108582D-H1
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB996H1)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Passed by for the day
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108582D-H1
02/26/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB996H1
02/26/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (34-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Title replaced 20108582D-H1
03/05/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB996ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB996ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/08/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 897 (effective 7/1/20)
04/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0897)