Law-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. (SB1119)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Law-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. Creates a special nonreverting fund to be known as the Body-Worn Camera System Fund to assist state or local law-enforcement agencies with the costs of purchasing, operating, and maintaining body-worn camera systems. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


03/24/2021: signed by governor


12/22/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100957D
12/22/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1119)
01/18/2021Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/27/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2021Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Public Safety
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Public Safety
02/12/2021Reported from Public Safety (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2021Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
02/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Reported from Appropriations with amendment(s) (20-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read second time
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2021Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2021Passed House with amendment (97-Y 1-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Passage (97-Y 1-N)
02/25/2021House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
03/09/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1119ER)
03/09/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1119ER)
03/09/2021Signed by President
03/11/2021Signed by Speaker
03/15/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2021
03/15/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/24/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 335 (effective 7/1/21)
03/24/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)