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2015 Session

Summary of Legislation

Child Pornography

SB 1056  (Sen. Janet Howell) Child Pornography; obscenity; penalties.

Expungement of Juvenile Records

HB 1957  (Del. Jennifer McClellan) Juvenile Records; Department of Motor Vehicles.

Harassment by Computer/ Digital Impersonation

HB 1845  (Del. Todd Gilbert) Harassment by computer; impersonating another; penalty.

Illegal Cigarette Trafficking

SB 1230  (Sen. Bryce Reeves) Regulation of the distribution and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products by the ABC Board.

SB 1231  (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Cigarettes; possession with intent to distribute contraband, fraudulent purchase, lowers penalties.

SB 1232  (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Administration and enforcement of cigarette laws.

HB 1807  (Del. Charniele Herring) Cigarettes; possession with intent to distribute contraband, fraudulent purchase, lowers penalties. 

HB 1955  (Del. Jennifer McClellan) Administration and enforcement of cigarette laws.

Missing Persons/Search and Rescue

SB 1184  (Sen. Ryan McDougle) Missing persons; search and rescue. 

HB 1808  (Del. Charniele Herring) Missing persons; search and rescue.

Private Police Departments

SB 1217  (Sen. Thomas Norment/Sen. Bryce Reeves) Private Police Departments.

HB 1809  (Del. Charniele Herring) Private Police Departments. 

Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Service Agency Funding

SB 1057  (Sen. Janet Howell) Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence.

SB 1094  (Sen. Janet Howell) Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence local program center.

HB 1954  (Del. Jennifer McClellan) Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence. 

HB 2092  (Del. Christopher Peace) Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence local program center. 

Special Conservators of the Peace

SB 1194  (Sen. Thomas Norment) Special Conservators of the Peace; registration with DCJS.

SB 1195  (Sen. Thomas Norment) Special Conservators of the Peace; training, orders of appointment, etc.

2014 Session

Summary of Legislation

Admission of  Prior Sex Offenses

HB 403 (Del. Robert Bell) Child sex crime cases; admission of prior sexual offenses into evidence. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 782)

Child Sexual Abuse

SB 331 (Sen. Janet Howell) Investigation of cases involving alleged sexual abuse of a child; qualifications of investigator. (PASSED as introduced)  (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 299)

SB 332 (Sen. Janet Howell) Suspected abuse or neglect of a child; reports to law enforcement. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 300)

SB 421 (Sen. Ryan McDougle) Local multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 801)

HB 334 (Del. Robert Bell) Local multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 780)

HB 404 (Del. Robert Bell) Investigation of cases involving alleged sexual abuse of a child; qualifications of investigator. (Continued to 2015 by House Courts of Justice)

HB 405 (Del. Robert Bell) Suspected abuse or neglect of a child; reports to law enforcement. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 565)

HB 682 (Del. Charniele Herring) Central registry of records; time records must be kept. (Left in House Health, Welfare, and Institutions)

HB 683 (Del. Charniele Herring) Investigation of alleged child abuse and neglect; agreements with school (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 412)

HB 709 (Del. Todd Gilbert) Child abuse and neglect investigations; time for determination. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 504)

Cigarette Trafficking

SB 352 (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Sealed pack labeled as cigarettes; prima facie evidence. (PASSED as introduced) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 301)

SB 364 (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Cigarette taxes; ineligibility to be authorized holder. (PASSED as introduced) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 457)

SB 365 (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Forfeiture of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes; use by law enforcement. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 458)

SB 366 (Sen. Bryce Reeves/Sen. Janet Howell) Multijurisdiction grand juries; cigarette trafficking offenses, jury may investigate. (PASSED as introduced) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 534)

SB 478 (Sen. Thomas Norment/Sen. Janet Howell) Illegal distribution of tax-paid contraband cigarettes. Civil Penalty. (PASSED as introduced) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 463)

SB 489 (Sen. Thomas Norment/Sen. Janet Howell) Possession with intent to distribute tax-paid, contraband cigarettes; authorized holder. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 751)

HB 853 (Del. Todd Gilbert) Administration and enforcement of cigarette laws. (PASSED as amended) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 422)

Writs of Actual Innocence

HB 671 (Del. Charniele Herring) Writ of actual innocence, bail hearings. (Continued to 2015 by House Courts of Justice)

2013 Session

Summary of Legislation

Cigarette Trafficking

SB 1017 (Howell)/ HB 1783 (Gilbert) Tax-paid contraband cigarettes; penalties (PASSED as introduced)

SB 1018 (Howell) Unstamped cigarettes; sale, transport, possession, etc.; penalties (PASSED as amended)

SB 1019 (Howell) Counterfeit cigarettes; penalties (PASSED as introduced)

SB 1020 (Howell) RICO; contraband cigarettes; penalties (PASSED as introduced)

SB 1021 (Howell) Cigarette and other tobacco products taxes; electronic transactions (PASSED as amended)

SB 1022 (Howell) Forfeiture of cigarettes (PASSED as introduced)

HB 1780 (Gilbert) RICO; contraband cigarettes; penalties (Left in House Courts of Justice)

HB 1820 (Ware) Unstamped cigarettes; sale, transport, possession, etc.; penalties (PASSED as amended)

HB 1822 (Ware) Unstamped cigarettes; sale, purchase, possession, etc.; penalties (Left in House Courts of Justice)

HB 2056 (Herring) Counterfeit cigarettes; penalties (Left in House Courts of Justice)

Concealed Weapons

HB 1833 (Lingamfelter) Reorganizing and recodifying the law related to carrying concealed weapons and concealed handgun permits (PASSED as amended)

Incapacitated Adults

SB 997 (Barker)/ HB 2122 (Herring)  Photographs of abused, incapacitated adult (PASSED as amended)

SB 1006 (Barker)/ HB 2120 (Herring) Individual incapable of making an informed decision; procedure for physical evidence recovery kit examination (PASSED as amended)

HB 1682 (Bell) Financial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty (PASSED as amended)

HB 2053 (Ware) Uniform Power of Attorney Act; violation; penalty (Left in House Courts of Justice)

Law Enforcement Training and Decertification

SB 1024 (Howell) Administrative Process Act; DCJS; exemption (PASSED as amended)

SB 1026 (Howell)/ HB 2121 (Herring) Law-enforcement officers; grounds for decertification (PASSED as amended)

HB 1818 (Ware) Powers and duties of the Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council (PASSED as introduced) (Signed by Governor, Acts Chap. 0079)

HB 1819 (Ware) DCJS; criminal justice training schools (Left in House Appropriations)  

Synthetic Cannabinoids

HB 1843 (Loupassi) Synthetic cannabinoids; research chemicals; penalties (INCORPORATED into HB 1941 (Garrett))

HB 1941 (Garrett) Synthetic cannabinoids; research chemicals; penalties (PASSED as amended)

Texting While Driving

SB 1222 (Norment)/ HB 1907 (Anderson) Driving while texting; primary offense; increased penalties (PASSED as amended)

HB 1848 (Loupassi) Reckless driving; using a handheld communications device; penalty (INCORPORATED into HB 1907 (Anderson))

 

2012 Session

Summary of Legislation

Kinship Foster Care Placements

SB 299 (Howell) Kinship Foster Care Placements; Requirements -- PASSED as amended.

Protective Orders

SB 300 (Howell) Protective Order; Juveniles; Venue -- PASSED as amended.

Campus Police Death and Rape Investigations

SB 301 (Howell)/ HB 969 (Bell) Sexual Assault Response Teams; Addition of Campus Police -- PASSED as amended.

SB 302 (Howell)/ HB 965 (Bell) Campus Police; MAAs with local law-enforcement agencies -- PASSED as amended.

SB 303 (Howell) Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse; Public and Private College Employees -- INCORPORATED into SB 239.

HB 970 (Bell) Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse; Public and Private College Employees -- PASSED as amended.

Barrier Crimes

HB 971 (Bell) Barrier Crimes; Additional Crimes to Barrier Crime Statutes -- PASSED as amended.

Criteria for Involuntary Commitment

HB 972 (Bell) Criteria for Involuntary Commitment -- PASSED as amended.

Synthetic Cannabinoids

HB 986 (Loupassi) Synthetic Cannabinoids; Bath Salts; Penalties -- LEFT in House Courts of Justice.

Medical Fraud Control Unit

HB 988 (Loupassi) Medical Fraud Control Unit; Appointment of Investigators -- LEFT in House Appropriations.

2011 Legislation

Law Enforcement Emergency Response and Lineup Bills

SB 762 (Puller) Emergency vehicles; proceeding past red lights -- PASSED as amended.
SB 944 (Howell) Pursuits and Lineups; Training standards -- PASSED as amended.
HB 1403 (Loupassi) / HB 2211 (McQuinn) Vehicle Forfeiture -- FAILED.

Juvenile Transfer and Certification Bills

SB 914 (McDougle) Juvenile Transfer; added Crimes -- FAILED.
SB 948 (Howell) Juvenile Adjudications -- LEFT in House Courts of Justice.

Protective Orders Bills

HB 1716 (Scott, J.M.) Protective Order; Companion Animals -- INCORPORATED into HB 2063.
HB 1936 (Ware, O.) Protective Order; Conviction of Domestic Assault -- FAILED.
HB 2063 (Bell, R.B.) Protective Order Omnibus Bill -- PASSED as amended.
HB 2089 (Herring) Protective Order; Service -- PASSED as amended.
HB 2106 (Armstrong) / SB 925 (McDougle) Protective Order; Conditional GPS -- PASSED as amended.

Synthetic Marijuana Bills

SB 745 (Herring) / HB 1423 (Miller, P.J.) Synthetic Marijuana; Penalties -- PASSED as amended.

 

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