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Summonses; authority of local government employees to issue for violations of local ordinances.
Permits localities to appoint and train local government employees to enforce local ordinances by issuing summonses for violations of ordinances that are within the purview of the employee's employment.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 15 of Title 15.2 a section numbered 15.2-1512.5 as follows:
� 15.2-1512.5. Authority of local government employees to issue summonses for [ misdemeanor ] violations of local ordinances.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a locality may
appoint and train local government employees to enforce local ordinances by
issuing summonses for [ misdemeanor ] violations of ordinances
that are within the [
purview scope ] of the
employees employment. Such employees shall not have the power and authority of
constables at common law [ , but shall have the authority granted to
conservators of the peace pursuant to subsection B of � 19.2-74 ;
their power shall be limited to issuing such summonses in their locality ] .
|01/31/2020||House||House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (19-Y 0-N)|
|01/27/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)|
|01/16/2020||House||House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102237D|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice|