Drug-related investigations; use of confidential informants. (HB428)

Introduced By

Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of confidential informants in drug-related investigations. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish a model policy for the use of confidential informants in drug-related investigations and to include in such model policy that (i) no individual currently on probation may serve as a confidential informant without notice to his probation or parole officer, (ii) no individual who has recently violated the terms of his probation or parole shall serve as a confidential informant, (iii) law-enforcement personnel shall obtain approval from the appropriate local attorney for the Commonwealth prior to working with a confidential informant, and (iv) such confidential informant shall not unlawfully use or possess any controlled substances. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100128D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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