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Department of Criminal Justice Services
Board
Criminal Justice Services Board
chapter
Regulations Relating to Special Conservator of the Peace [6 VAC 20 ‑ 230]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
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.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: Va. Code § 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [005688]
Associated Mandates Special conservators of the peace; authority.
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
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: ()-