Search warrants; removes certain provisions in regard to execution of warrants. (HB109)

Introduced By

Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen)

Progress

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

Description

Search warrants; execution. Removes provisions requiring that search warrants for the search of any place of abode be executed by initial entry of the abode only in the daytime hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Committee
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102175D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

Dee Martworthy writes:

Serving warrants at night creates unnecessary risk for law enforcement, as well as community members. If it can’t be done in the daylight, it might create dangerous opportunities for mistakes. I oppose this bill.

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