1995 Uncodified Acts

1995 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Law Enforcement
12/10/2019

CHAPTER 291

An Act to authorize any city having a population between 100,000 and 110,000 to obtain reimbursement for certain emergency law-enforcement expenses.

[H 1486]

Approved March 16, 1995

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the governing body of any city having a population between 100,000 and 110,000 may provide by ordinance that any person who has negligently failed to provide adequate security or crowd control at a sporting event, restaurant, night club or other business or commercial activity that draws large crowds of people may be liable in a separate civil action for the cost associated with any emergency response by the law-enforcement agency or emergency medical services personnel of such city caused by the sponsor, owner or tenant of any sporting event, restaurant, night club or other business or commercial establishment who negligently failed to provide adequate security or crowd control. Such person shall be liable to the city in an amount not to exceed $1,000.