Emergency custody and temporary detention; transportation of person when transfer of custody. (SB176)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency custody and temporary detention; transportation; transfer of custody. Makes clear that, in cases in which transportation of a person subject to an emergency custody order or temporary detention order is ordered to be provided by an alternative transportation provider, the primary law-enforcement agency that executes the order may transfer custody of the person to the alternative transportation provider immediately upon execution of the order, and that the alternative transportation provider shall maintain custody of the person from the time custody is transferred to the alternative transportation provider by the primary law-enforcement agency until such time as custody of the person is transferred to the community services board or its designee that is responsible for conducting the evaluation or the temporary detention facility, as is appropriate. The bill also adds employees of and persons providing services pursuant to a contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to the list of individuals who may serve as alternative transportation providers. This bill was incorporated into SB 650. Read the Bill »


02/03/2022: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102915D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB176)
01/28/2022Assigned Education sub: Health
02/01/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Incorporated by Education and Health (SB650-Hanger) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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