2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Barnes, Braveboy, Bromwell, Carr, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Elliott, Frank, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hammen, Hubbard, Ivey, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Lee, Luedtke, McDonough, A. Miller, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pendergrass, Ready, Tarrant, and V. Turner
Public Safety - Autism Awareness Training Program


Requiring the Police Training Commission to implement a specified program on autism awareness training for police officers; prohibiting the Commission from approving or issuing a certificate to a specified school until the school has implemented autism awareness training; prohibiting the Commission from certifying an individual as a police officer under specified circumstances; requiring the Commission to adopt specified rules and regulations; specifying the minimum components of a specified autism awareness training program; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Developmental Disabilities
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Job Training
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Police Training Commission
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 8-208 , 8-208 )
( 13-103 , 13-516 )
Public Safety
( 3-207 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :