VA SB1179 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-01-15 - Failed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (3-Y 11-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Corrections Private Management Act; name change; private management prohibited. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections, pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act (the Act), to enter into contracts with prison contractors for the operation of prison facilities, including management, custody of inmates, and provision of security. The bill does not affect the Director's authority pursuant to the Act, renamed by the bill as the Corrections Private Services Act, to enter into private contracts for other correctional services, including those related to food service, medical care, transportation, sanitation, information systems, education and training programs, recreational or religious activities, financing, construction, or maintenance. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2024, except for a requirement that the Department implement a compliance plan for all prisons by that date.

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Corrections Private Management Act; name change, private management prohibited.


Roll Calls


2021-01-15SenateFailed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (3-Y 11-N)
2021-01-15SenateCommittee substitute printed to LIS only 21103007D-S1
2021-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2021-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100708D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221837(n/a)See Bill Text
223703(n/a)See Bill Text
5311(n/a)See Bill Text
531261(n/a)See Bill Text
531262(n/a)See Bill Text
531263(n/a)See Bill Text
531264(n/a)See Bill Text
531265(n/a)See Bill Text
531266(n/a)See Bill Text
53131.1(n/a)See Bill Text
801195.10(n/a)See Bill Text
801690(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments