VA HB5034 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on August 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-25 - Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Mandatory reporting of all offenders released from a local correctional facility or state correctional facility before the completion of the offender's sentence. Requires the Department of Corrections and all local correctional facilities to provide the Virginia State Crime Commission with the name, last known address, criminal history information, length of sentence for which the offender was incarcerated, reason for early release, and remaining time on such length of sentence for each offender in the custody of the Department of Corrections or such local correctional facility. The bill requires the Virginia State Crime Commission to publish the names of such offenders along with the reason for early release on its website and provide an annual report concerning the release of such offenders and any future criminal charges and convictions for such offenders to the General Assembly by November 15 of every year.

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Correctional facility, local or state; mandatory reporting of all offenders released.



2020-08-25HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-08-25HouseReferred from Public Safety by voice vote
2020-08-17HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2020-08-17HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200334D

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