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Department of Criminal Justice Services
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Criminal Justice Services Board
chapter
Regulations Relating to Special Conservator of the Peace [6 VAC 20 ‑ 230]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action:
Special Conservators of the Peace; Authority
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 792 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly amended § 19.2-13 of the Code of Virginia to (i) limit the powers that may be provided to a special conservator of the peace in the order of appointment to those duties for which he is qualified by training as established by the Criminal Justice Services Board; (ii) require that the order of appointment provide that a special conservator of the peace may exercise his duties only in the geographical limitations specified by the court in such order; (iii) subject to certain exceptions, prohibit special conservators of the peace from using the word "police" on their equipment in the performance of their duties; and (iv) subject to certain exceptions, prohibit special conservators of the peace other than those employed by a state agency from using the seal of the Commonwealth on their equipment in the performance of their duties. This regulatory action amends 6VAC20-230-10 and 6VAC20-230-150 to reflect the current statutory provisions.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Va. Code § 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [005688]
Associated Mandates Special conservators of the peace; authority.
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8365 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/28/2018.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Cotter  / Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs
Address: 1100 Bank St., 12th Floor
RIchmond, VA 23219
Email Address: david.cotter@dcjs.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-4300    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-