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HB 1160 Unlawful detention of U.S. citizens; prevents any agency, etc., from assisting in investigation.

Introduced by: Robert G. Marshall | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS ENACTED WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION: (all summaries)

Unlawful detention of United States citizens. Provides that no agency of the Commonwealth, political subdivision of the Commonwealth, employee of either acting in his official capacity, or member of the Virginia National Guard or Virginia Defense Force, when such member is serving in the Virginia National Guard or the Virginia Defense Force on official state duty, shall knowingly aid an agency of the armed forces of the United States in the detention of any citizen pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 if such aid would knowingly place any state agency, political subdivision, employee of such state agency or political subdivision, or member of the Virginia National Guard or the Virginia Defense Force in violation of the United States Constitution, the Constitution of Virginia, any provision of the Code of Virginia, any act of the General Assembly, or any regulation of the Virginia Administrative Code. The act does not apply to participation by state or local law enforcement or Virginia National Guard or Virginia Defense Force in joint task forces, partnerships, or other similar cooperative agreements with federal law enforcement as long as they are not for the purpose of participating in such detentions.


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