Criminal Justice Services, Department of; powers and duties. (HB1236)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville) with support from co-patrons Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), and Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


The Department of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory training standards and publish a model policy for law-enforcement personnel regarding death notifications. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080444806
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2008Introduced bill reprinted 080444806
01/17/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1236)
02/08/2008Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Introduced bill second reprint 080444806
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/20/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1236ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Signed by President
02/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1236ER)
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 328 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0328)