Law-enforcement officer definition; certain employees of Washington Metro Area Transit Authority. (HB845)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Definition of law-enforcement officer; certain employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Adds special agents employed by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Office of the Inspector General to the definition of law-enforcement officer. The bill also grants such individuals the same authority and power as sheriffs to enforce the laws of the Commonwealth. Such individuals shall not be eligible for Line of Duty Act benefits. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101768D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Referred from General Laws
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/22/2020Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
01/23/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2020Reported from Public Safety with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Committee substitute printed 20105880D-H1
01/24/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB845H1)
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Committee substitute printed 20107912D-H2
02/07/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee on Public Safety substitute rejected 20105880D-H1
02/10/2020Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 20107912D-H2
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB845H2
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (87-Y 11-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (87-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB845H2)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/27/2020Committee substitute printed to LIS only 20109367D-S1
02/27/2020Continued to 2021 in Transportation (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Transportation