Law-enforcement officers; evidence obtained during prohibited stop. (SB105)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Chapters 45 and 51 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I; retroactive and prospective effect. Provides that the provisions of Chapters 45 and 51 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I, shall be given retroactive and prospective effect. The bill also provides that its provisions shall not create any cause of action for damages against the Commonwealth or any of its political subdivisions, nor shall it form the basis for relief in any habeas corpus proceeding or appellate proceeding. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102985D
01/06/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/17/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2022Reported from Judiciary with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/19/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (11-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Read second time
02/03/2022Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB105E
02/03/2022Printed as engrossed 22102985D-E
02/04/2022Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB105E)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/01/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
03/02/2022Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
03/08/2022Left in Courts of Justice


ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

This bill gives retroactive and prospective effect to legislation passed last year that limits pretextual stops and stops for minor equipment issues or because of the "smell of marijuana."