Facial recognition technology; authorization of use by local law-enforcement agencies, etc. (HB2031)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Facial recognition technology; authorization of use by local law-enforcement agencies and public institutions of higher education. Allows a locality or a public institution of higher education to authorize a local law-enforcement agency or campus police department to purchase or deploy facial recognition technology, which is defined in the bill. The bill prohibits a local law-enforcement agency or public institution of higher education currently using facial recognition technology from continuing to use such technology without such authorization after July 1, 2021. Read the Bill »

Status

01/22/2021: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101718D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/18/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Read first time
01/20/2021Read second time
01/20/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/20/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2031E
01/20/2021Printed as engrossed 21101718D-E
01/21/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/21/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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