Retired state law-enforcement officers; retention of badge. Provides that on and after July 1, 2023, upon the retirement of a state law-enforcement officer who is not a State Police officer, the employing department or agency shall, upon request of the retiree, award the retiree his badge or other insignia of his office for permanent keeping, provided that the employing department or agency has the badge or insignia mounted in such a manner that it will be impossible for anyone to display such badge or insignia upon his person. Under current law, only a State Police officer may keep a mounted badge or insignia after his retirement.

Statutes affected:
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100621D: 9.1-1000
House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1459ER): 9.1-1000
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0026): 9.1-1000