VA HB683 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB683


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-11-22 - Left in Public Safety
Pending: House Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Use of canines in correctional facilities; prohibited acts. Prohibits any correctional officer, jail officer, or other employee of a state, local, or juvenile correctional facility from using a canine to extract a prisoner or juvenile from his cell unless there is a threat of death or serious bodily injury to the prisoner or juvenile, other prisoners or juveniles, or any officer or employee of the facility.

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Correctional facilities; prohibited acts, use of canines by officers, etc.



2022-11-22HouseLeft in Public Safety
2022-02-11HouseContinued to 2023 in Public Safety by voice vote
2022-02-10HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2023 by voice vote
2022-02-08HouseAssigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
2022-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2022-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100235D

Same As/Similar To

HB683 (Carry Over) 2022-02-11 - Continued to 2023 in Public Safety by voice vote


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
53139.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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