Substantial Risk Order Registry; maintenance by State Police. (HB2258)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Substantial Risk Order Registry; maintenance and access. Authorizes the Department of State Police to release Substantial Risk Order Registry information upon request to institutions of higher education and other research organizations or institutions for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating the impact of substantial risk orders on public safety. The bill requires the Department of State Police to remove the names and other personal identifying information from the data before it releases such information. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21101516D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2258)
01/27/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Public Safety
01/27/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/27/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 2-N)
01/29/2021Reported from Public Safety (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time
02/02/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2258E
02/02/2021Printed as engrossed 21101516D-E
02/03/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2258E)
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (56-Y 41-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (56-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from Judiciary (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Defeated by Senate (18-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Passed by for the day
02/16/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Amendment by Senator Surovell withdrawn
02/16/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/16/2021Amendments by Senator Morrisey agreed to
02/16/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2021Passed Senate with amendments (20-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Placed on Calendar
02/18/2021Senate amendments agreed to by House (55-Y 43-N)
02/18/2021VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2258ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2258ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 461 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)