2020 Uncodified Acts

2020 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/27/2020

CHAPTER 1180

An Act to direct the Department of General Services to determine which state-owned structures are high-risk and the necessity of having key boxes installed in strategic locations on the outside of such structures.

[S 1065]

Approved April 11, 2020

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of General Services (the Department) is directed to (i) determine which state-owned structures have a higher likelihood of being involved in a natural or man-made emergency that may require special access by law-enforcement personnel and (ii) study the desirability and feasibility of coordinating with local law enforcement in the installation of key boxes (a) containing keys or other credentials or access cards that may be necessary for law-enforcement officials to gain access to such structure or an area within such structure during an emergency and (b) listed in accordance with UL LLC Standards 437 and 1037 in strategic locations on the outside of such structures. To the extent that the Department determines that installation of such key boxes is desirable and feasible, it may implement procedures to do so. The Department shall report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2020.