Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. (SB1361)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Provides that any person appointed to a law-enforcement civilian oversight body shall be a citizen of the United States, shall reside in the jurisdiction that he is appointed to serve, shall not have a criminal record, and shall be required to complete (i) a Citizen's Law Enforcement or Police Academy with a basic firearms instruction course conducted by an accredited law-enforcement agency and (ii) one daytime and one nighttime ride-along with each agency that serves under the authority of the locality. The bill requires at least two members of a law-enforcement civilian oversight body to have specialized knowledge in law-enforcement activities or operations. The bill provides that a law-enforcement civilian oversight body shall not have the authority to award or order financial restitution and requires the redaction of all personal identifying information for law-enforcement personnel from all public reports made by the law-enforcement civilian oversight body. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101877D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/20/2021Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1361)

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