Law-enforcement officers; training standards, comprehensive harm reduction program. (HB1774)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Training standards for law-enforcement officers; comprehensive harm reduction program; drug use. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish training standards and publish and periodically update model policies for law-enforcement personnel for a comprehensive harm reduction program that promotes scientifically proven methods of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors, including the use of naloxone or other opioid antagonists to prevent opioid overdose deaths, in coordination with statewide naloxone training programs developed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Health. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23104107D
01/10/2023Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/24/2023Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/31/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1774)
02/02/2023Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/07/2023Left in Public Safety

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