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New law bans police from pulling over Virginia drivers …

(9 days ago) Published: March 1, 2021 5:21 pm Updated: March 1, 2021 6:43 pm Tags: Roanoke This new legislation takes effect Monday and makes it harder for people to be pulled over by police.

https://www.wsls.com/news/local/2021/03/01/new-law-bans-police-from-pulling-over-virginia-drivers-solely-for-certain-car-safety-violations/

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2021 Virginia New Laws Update - Ritchie Law

(1 days ago) March 1, 2021 — Beginning March 1, 2021, searches and seizures based solely on the odor of marijuana will not be allowed under Virginia law. This new law comes shortly after Virginia’s marijuana decriminalization law, that went into effect on July 1, 2020 and made the punishment for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana a civil matter

https://www.ritchielawfirm.com/2021-virginia-new-laws-update/

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Downgrading of Minor Traffic Offenses in Virginia - The …

(9 days ago) These new laws will become effective on March 1, 2021. Essentially, the new set of laws simply adds the following language to many sections of the Virginia Code: “No law-enforcement officer shall stop a motor vehicle for a violation of this section. No evidence discovered or obtained as the result of a stop in violation of this subsection

https://hamptonroadslawfirm.com/downgrading-minor-traffic-offenses-in-virginia/

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New Laws Update - Virginia

(1 days ago) 2021 New Laws Update. 2021 Legislative Update for Law Enforcement (PDF) (also available in PowerPoint® PPTX format) 2021 Legislative Update for Law Enforcement Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission . Contact DCJS: 1100 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219.

https://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/law-enforcement/new-laws-update

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New Laws in Virginia Effective July 1, 2021 Pender & …

(3 days ago) Effective March 1, 2021, police cannot stop a vehicle (or pedestrian) under certain circumstances that previously allowed a stop. These offenses include: Odor of alcohol, odor of marijuana, broken tail-light, expired inspection, cracked windshield, tinted windows, defective equipment, and air freshener hanging from a rear-view mirror.

https://www.pendercoward.com/resources/blog-opinions-and-observations/new-laws-in-virginia-effective-july-1-2021/

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New Virginia Laws In March 2021

(7 days ago) New law bans police from pulling over Virginia drivers . Law (9 days ago) New legislation taking effect Monday makes it harder for authorities in Virginia to pull over drivers. March 1, 2021 5: New law bans police from pulling over Virginia drivers solely for

https://www.lawlist.info/new-virginia-laws-in-march-2021/

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Virginia Criminal Justice Reforms Going into Effect in 2021 …

(4 days ago) April 17, 2021. by J.D. Lecruise. Among the changes to the Virginia criminal law and procedure codes that became effective March 1, 2021 include: The authority of local prosecutors to dismiss any criminal case. A bar on police from searching due to the odor of marijuana. A ban on no-knock search warrants.

https://lecruiselaw.com/virginia-criminal-justice-reforms-going-into-effect-in-2021/

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Gov. Northam signs several new bills into law - WDBJ

(8 days ago) The legislation also directs the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to broadly study the issue and provide a report to the General Assembly …

https://www.wdbj7.com/2021/03/19/gov-northam-signs-several-new-bills-into-law/

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Virginia Laws Passed 2021

(6 days ago) New Laws In Virginia July 2021 faqlaw.com. 1 hours ago Faq-law.com Show details . In Due Course: 2021 Changes to Virginia s Laws. 2 hours ago Dls.virginia.gov Get All .Due The law, which became effective on March 11, 2021, delays the effective date of the 2020 alcoholic beverage control license and fee reform from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022.During the period of delay and subject to

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New Virginia Laws - Northern Virginia Realtors

(4 days ago) New Virginia Laws Legislating In A Virtual World. The 2021 session of the Virginia General Assembly was like nothing we have ever experienced. The Virginia General Assembly, like the rest of us, had to adjust to a virtual legislative session. The Senate relocated to a large space in the Science Museum of Virginia where the 40 members could be

https://www.nvar.com/realtors/issues/protect-your-rights/new-virginia-laws

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Every criminal justice reform that passed in Virginia after George …

(3 days ago) Creating Virginia’s first statewide code of conduct for police officers. Effective date: March 1, with new regulations due in December 2021. In Virginia, law enforcement conduct is governed by rules and regulations adopted by individual departments around the state, and they can vary widely.

https://www.virginiamercury.com/2020/11/11/every-criminal-justice-reform-that-passed-in-virginia-after-george-floyds-death/

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Changes in Virginia Traffic Stops Going into Effect in 2021 - …

(4 days ago) Changes in Virginia Traffic Stops Going into Effect in 2021. Posted on April 19, 2021. April 19, 2021. by J.D. Lecruise. Effective March 1, 2021, law enforcement officers will no longer be able to stop a vehicle for: The odor of marijuana. Defective equipment.

https://lecruiselaw.com/changes-in-virginia-traffic-stops-going-into-effect-in-2021/

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Every criminal justice reform that passed in Virginia after George …

(7 days ago) Effective date: March 1, with new regulations due in December 2021. In Virginia, law enforcement conduct is governed by rules and regulations adopted by …

https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/every-criminal-justice-reform-that-passed-in-virginia-after-george-floyd-s-death/article_7432d4dc-27d4-11eb-8a10-27b22919a58d.html

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Primary and Secondary Traffic Violations in Virginia: Pretextual …

(3 days ago) In 2020, the Virginia General Assembly met in a special session to address key racial justice issues throughout the Commonwealth. As a result of this special session, the General Assembly passed several new laws and regulations on traffic violations. …

https://tingen.law/2021/primary-and-secondary-traffic-violations-in-virginia/49713/

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Division of Legislative Services: In Due Course: Changes to …

(7 days ago) In Due Course is an annual publication designed to provide a brief summary of legislation passed by the General Assembly that is of interest to the citizens of Virginia and is likely to impact their daily lives.In Due Course publications are available in portable document format.. 2021 In Due Course: Changes to Virginia's Laws (pdf)

http://dls.virginia.gov/pubs_idc.html

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Virginia’s law banning no-knock warrants, other police reform laws …

(3 days ago) Virginia is now the third state in the country to ban no-knock warrants. The new measure, along with several other police reform laws, took effect on March 1.

https://www.wric.com/news/politics/capitol-connection/virginias-law-banning-no-knock-warrants-other-police-reform-laws-now-in-effect/

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Starting March 1, jaywalking will be decriminalized in Virginia - …

(3 days ago) Updated: 6:09 PM EST January 11, 2021. NORFOLK, Va. — Starting March 1, police will no longer be able to stop people for jaywalking. It’s a provision in a pretextual policing bill introduced

https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/local/virginia/starting-march-1-jaywalking-decriminalized-in-va/291-df72150c-810c-488d-aa79-85dccbb2b396

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Virginia Law to End Searches Based on Marijuana Odor Takes …

(7 days ago) Virginia House and Senate lawmakers have concurred with Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed amendments to legislation filed during a special legislative session, Senate Bill 5029 and House Bill 5058, that severely limits the ability of police to engage in warrantless searches solely on the basis of the smell of marijuana.The new law will be effective March 1, 2021.

https://norml.org/blog/2020/11/10/virginia-legislation-to-bar-police-from-using-marijuana-odor-to-stop-or-search-takes-effect-early-2021/

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§ 46.2-1157. Inspection of motor vehicles required - Virginia

(3 days ago) Chapter 10. Motor Vehicle and Equipment Safety. 9/25/2021. § 46.2-1157. Inspection of motor vehicles required. A. The owner or operator of any motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer registered in Virginia and operated or parked on a highway within the Commonwealth shall submit his vehicle to an inspection of its mechanism and equipment by an

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter10/section46.2-1157/

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New 2021 laws in DC, Maryland and Virginia - WUSA

(1 days ago) In Virginia, starting March 1, 2021, law enforcement will no longer be able to “search or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana.”. Gun owners, or if

https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/new-laws-emerging-across-the-metro-region-for-2021/65-231f494f-788e-4df6-a78b-8f7ab26966d2

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New Virginia Law, HB 5058, Means Fewer Reasons to Pull You …

(4 days ago) Second, the law prohibits using the “plain smell of marijuana” as a basis for a search of a person, place, or vehicle. HB 5058 should go into effect no earlier than March 1, 2021. Both of these changes are significant, and will limit encounters between police and citizens. Limits on Police Encounters for Minor Non-Moving Offenses

https://va-criminallawyer.com/2020/11/11/new-virginia-law-hb-5058-means-fewer-reasons-to-pull-you-over-smell-of-marijuana-cant-justify-a-search/

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Bill Passes Virginia State Legislature Expanding Jurisdiction for …

(4 days ago) On March 18, 2021, Virginia passed legislation allowing for juvenile and family courts to retain jurisdiction of matters where a child has petitioned the court to make findings that would allow them to apply for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) before the age of …

https://www.eahimmigration.com/news/bill-passes-virginia-state-legislature-expanding-jurisdiction-for-special-immigrant-juvenile-cases

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New Virginia Laws - faq-law.com

(8 days ago) Virginia’s New HandsFree Law in 2021: What’s Illegal Now? 1 hours ago Hamptonroadslawteam.com Get All . New A violation of Virginia’s new hands-free law, which makes it illegal to use handheld cellphones and other devices while driving, is punishable by a $125 fine for the first violation.For a second and any subsequent offense, a fine will increase to $250. …

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New state jaywalking law goes into effect - WHSV

(4 days ago) Published: Mar. 5, 2021 at 7:15 AM PST. RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Jaywalking has been a crime in Virginia for a century, but as of March 1, …

https://www.whsv.com/2021/03/05/new-state-jaywalking-law-goes-into-effect/

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Virginia Landlord Tenant Law - Lawson Realty Group, LLC

(5 days ago) The Virginia Landlord Tenant Act has seen a lot of updates over the past year. Most recently, a section J has been added to Va. Code, § 55.1-1245 (2021).This new addition has a short shelf life (from March 1, 2021, through July 1, 2021) and will be immediately replaced by an almost identical section that will be in effect until July 1, 2028.

https://lawson.pro/virginia-landlord-tenant-law-update/

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§ 46.2-1052. Tinting films, signs, decals, and stickers on …

(3 days ago) 8/25/2021. § 46.2-1052. Tinting films, signs, decals, and stickers on windshields, etc.; penalties. A. As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning: "Front side windows" means those windows located adjacent to and forward of the driver's seat. "Holographic effect" means a picture or image that may remain constant or

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter10/section46.2-1052/

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A rundown of Virginia’s new laws going into effect Friday - NBC12

(5 days ago) 2021 is finally here, and with the new year comes new laws throughout Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly passed several bills in 2020 that go into effect Friday, Jan. 1.

https://www.nbc12.com/2021/01/01/rundown-virginias-new-laws-going-into-effect-friday/

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In Due Course: 2020 Changes to Virginia s Laws

(2 days ago) 2020 Changes to Virginia’s Laws In Due Course is a selection of legislation passed by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly that is likely to affect the daily lives of the citizens of Virginia. The following legislation has been signed by the Governor and for the most part will go into effect on July 1, 2020.

http://dls.virginia.gov/pubs/idc/idc20.pdf

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A breakdown of new laws that take effect Jan. 1 in Virginia 8News

(5 days ago) Starting Jan. 1, 2021, it will be illegal to hold a cell phone while driving. A first offense carries a $125 fine and for a second offense, a driver will be fined $250. Breaking the law in a

https://www.wric.com/news/a-breakdown-of-new-laws-that-take-effect-jan-1-in-virginia/

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2021 Marijuana Laws in Virginia - Steidle Law

(5 days ago) As of March 1, 2021, a new addition to the code has been added that states no law-enforcement officer (Virginia Code § 9.1-101) may lawfully stop, search, or seize someone with only the odor of marijuana as probable cause. If an officer does this, anything found during that search will not be admissible in court (Virginia Code § 18.2-250.1 F).

https://steidlelaw.com/2021-marijuana-laws-in-virginia/

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Issue Successes - Justice Forward Virginia

(4 days ago) In Virginia, like many states, police nearly have carte blanche to use pretexts to act on their hunches, which has led to disproportionate harassment of Black motorists and pedestrians. JFV-led legislation that limits pretextual policing went into effect on March 1, 2021, and more will be proposed for 2022.

https://justiceforwardva.com/issue-successes

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March 1st, 2021 Virginia Tint Laws : Ask_Lawyers

(7 days ago) March 1st, 2021 Virginia Tint Laws. Has it been passed that starting March 1st, in the state of Virginia, you will be allowed to have window tint as dark as you would like? Or is this a myth, I have been hearing mixed answers 👀. 1 comment.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Ask_Lawyers/comments/lqur6l/march_1st_2021_virginia_tint_laws/

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Virginia Law to End Searches Based on Marijuana Odor Takes …

(8 days ago) Virginia House and Senate lawmakers have concurred with Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed amendments to legislation filed during a special legislative session, Senate Bill 5029 and House Bill 5058, that severely limits the ability of police to engage in warrantless searches solely on the basis of the smell of marijuana.The new law will be effective March 1, 2021.

https://www.vanorml.org/2020_11_10_legislation_to_bar_police_from_using_marijuana_odor_to_stop_or_search_takes_effect_march_2021

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WATCH NOW: Virginia laws taking effect Wednesday affect guns, …

(2 days ago) While Richmond's hands-free driving law has already taken effect, a state law that bans holding cellphones while driving goes into effect Jan. 1, 2021. The new law will carry with it a $125 fine

https://richmond.com/news/virginia/watch-now-virginia-laws-taking-effect-wednesday-affect-guns-voting-gambling-statues-and-much-more/article_59c30247-0aee-5040-8583-52fe6612e324.html

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Major Changes to Virginia Employment Laws — Effective July 1, …

(1 days ago) While the much-anticipated increase to Virginia’s minimum wage has been postponed until 2021. This week, Virginia employers will be directly impacted by four new employment laws that went into effect on July 1, 2020.These new laws provide more protections and rights to employees in the areas of employment discrimination, narrow the reach (and use) of non-compete agreements, address …

https://legalsolutionsatwork.com/uncategorized/major-changes-to-virginia-employment-laws-effective-july-1-2020/

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Here are some of the biggest new laws that went into effect Jan. 1 …

(7 days ago) Here are some of the biggest new laws that went into effect Jan. 1. 2021. Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. It is now illegal to hold a cell phone and drive in Virginia

https://abcnews.go.com/US/biggest-laws-effect-jan/story?id=75007001

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Editorial: Virginia's new traffic laws are ridiculous Editorials - …

(6 days ago) Friday, August 13, 2021 Print Edition; Facebook; Virginia's new traffic laws are ridiculous Dec 17, 2020 after March 1 “no law-enforcement officer shall stop a motor vehicle for a

https://www.timesnews.net/opinion/editorials/editorial-virginias-new-traffic-laws-are-ridiculous/article_28c364fc-3fb3-11eb-a550-77945fa01d8d.html

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Virginia makes changes to its traffic laws - Big Valley Law

(5 days ago) Virginia makes changes to its traffic laws. On July 1, two new traffic laws are scheduled to go into effect in Virginia. The first law allows authorities to charge a person with reckless driving if his or her vehicle is traveling 85 miles per hour or faster on a highway. The current law allows a police officer to charge a driver with reckless

https://www.bigvalleylaw.com/blog/2020/06/virginia-makes-changes-to-its-traffic-laws/

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New Laws in Effect in Virginia - First Light Law

(1 days ago) The laws do not target one specific area of law, but rather address a wide spread of topics from wage discussions to gun control. Below are a few of the areas where Virginia has created new laws. Guns. Starting on July 1, Virginia passed a historic number of new gun control laws that will regulate the use and distribution of firearms.

https://www.firstlightlaw.com/new-laws-in-effect-in-virginia/

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New Virginia laws on guns, gambling, statues, weed possession …

(1 days ago) Hundreds of new laws in Virginia go into effect Wednesday, July 1 that could affect your life. to $9.50 per hour won’t become law until 2021. A law banning holding a cellphone while driving

https://wtop.com/virginia/2020/06/new-virginia-laws-on-cellphones-guns-statues-weed-possession-start-wednesday/

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Virginia adopts a wave of new employment laws. Part 2 - …

(Just Now) In addition to private lawsuits by contractors claiming to be employees, two other new bills — H.B. 1407 and S.B. 744 — arm the Virginia Department of Taxation with authority to investigate and assess civil penalties for misclassification. These bills will become effective on January 1, 2021.

https://www.employmentlawwatch.com/2020/04/articles/employment-us/virginia-adopts-a-wave-of-new-employment-laws-part-2-worker-classification-and-clampdown-on-restrictive-covenants/

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Law ending searches based on marijuana odor takes effect March …

(3 days ago) Updated: Nov. 10, 2020 at 3:18 PM PST. RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A law that will end police searches based on marijuana odor will take effect …

https://www.nbc12.com/2020/11/10/law-ending-searches-based-marijuana-odor-takes-effect-march/

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2021 Regular Session Adjourned Sine Die - LegiScan

(3 days ago) 2021-02-08. Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2333ER) SB1261. Court of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s

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New laws take effect Jan. 1 - The Washington Post

(2 days ago) The new year brings new laws into effect across the region: Starting Jan. 1, residents can no longer legally hold their cellphones to their ears while they drive in …

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/new-laws-january/2020/12/30/153a7660-4921-11eb-a9d9-1e3ec4a928b9_story.html

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