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HB 5104 - Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring - Virginia Key Vote

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Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that increases employment assessment and review requirements for law enforcement hiring.

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Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of HB 5104. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

 

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Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that increases employment assessment and review requirements for law enforcement hiring.

Highlights:

Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of HB 5104. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

 

For further status information, email us at votes@votesmart.org or call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases employment assessment and review requirements for law enforcement hiring.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires all police officers, deputy sheriffs, and jail officers to undergo a psychological examination conducted under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or other licensed mental health professional, subsequent to a conditional offer of employment (Sec. 1).

  • Requires hiring law-enforcement agencies and jails to request information from all prior employing agencies of an applicant, if the applicant has been employed at any time by another law-enforcement agency or jail, pertaining to the following (Sec. 1):

    • Any arrest or prosecution of a former police officer, deputy sheriff, or jail officer, including any expunged arrest or criminal charge, that would otherwise be prohibited from disclosure;

    • Any civil suit regarding a former police officer’s deputy sheriff’s, or jail officer’s employment or performance of their duties;

    • Any internal investigation related to a former police officer’s deputy sheriff’s, or jail officer’s alleged criminal conduct, use of excessive force, or other official misconduct; and 

    • Any job performance that led to the dismissal, demotion, suspension, or transfer.

  • Authorizes the hiring agency to request this information subsequent to a conditional offer of employment (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any police officer, deputy sheriff, or jail officer from being employed in such a position until the requested information is received (Sec. 1).

Title: Increases Employment Assessment and Review Requirements for Law Enforcement Hiring

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