HB1371 (CH0651)

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2016 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Strangulation - Lethality Screening Protocol and Training

Sponsored by:

Delegate Folden


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 651

Synopsis:Requiring, on or before January 1, 2017, the Police Training Commission to develop a lethality screening protocol and training for law enforcement officers to employ when investigating complaints of domestic violence and assault by strangulation; and requiring the Commission to make a specified report to the General Assembly.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Folden
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Police Training Commission

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.