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VAHB1935EngrossInmate workforces; eligibility for voluntary participation. Clarifies eligibility for voluntary participation in an inmate workforce with the approval of and under the supervision of the sheriff or jail superintendent.
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2019-01-23
Printed as engrossed 19102630D-E
VAHB2499EngrossDOC; policies to improve exchange of offender medical information. Directs the Department of Corrections to develop policies to improve the exchange of offender medical information, including policies to improve access to electronic medical records b...
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2019-01-23
Read second time and engrossed
VASB1602IntroReports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and Reports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and authority of the Central Criminal Records Exchange; unapplied criminal history record information. Requires the Central Criminal Records E...
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2019-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
To Senate Finance Committee
VAHB1745IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 23]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2213IntroExchange of medical and mental health information and records of person committed to jail; pretrial services officers. Adds local probation officers and pretrial services officers to the list of persons among whom the medical and mental health inform...
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2019-01-22
Read first time
VASB1273EngrossDepartment of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections (Department) to establish a health care continuous quality improvement committee, consisting of the Director and s...
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2019-01-22
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1273S1
VAHB2605IntroCommunity corrections alternative program; establishment. Repeals the boot camp incarceration program, diversion center incarceration program, and detention center incarceration program established and maintained by the Department of Corrections and ...
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2019-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 23]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VASB1040EngrossCompensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
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2019-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VAHB1689IntroParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes. Provides that a person is entitled to parole if (i) such person was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decision in Fishback v. Commonwealth, 26...
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2019-01-21
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 2-N)
VASB1081IntroJuvenile offenders; sentencing; geriatric parole. Provides that for any juvenile felony a circuit court may consider a juvenile's diminished culpability and heightened capacity for change in determining the particular sentence to be imposed. The bill...
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2019-01-21
Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1933IntroMedical and mental health treatment of prisoners incapable of giving consent. Establishes a process for the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility to petition a court to authorize medical or mental health trea...
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2019-01-21
Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N)
VASB1053IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1140IntroSolitary confinement; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to submit an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor containing specified statistical information regarding the Department's use of sol...
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2019-01-18
Incorporated by Rehabilitation and Social Services
VASB1202IntroVoting information for persons incarcerated in local correctional facilities. Provides that the Board of Corrections shall make, adopt, and promulgate rules and regulations regarding the provision of information on absentee voting to all persons conf...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1777IntroDepartment of Corrections; restrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before October 1 of each year certain population statistics of pers...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 25 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB2270IntroRelease of certain incarcerated aliens from jail; notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Requires that the sheriff, jail superintendent, or other official in charge of a local correctional facility or a regional jail in which an alien is inca...
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2019-01-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1786IntroConditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners.
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 25 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB2461IntroConditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill as defined ...
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2019-01-18
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
VASB1598IntroBoard of Corrections; minimum standards for health care services in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the Board of Corrections (Board) to establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional faci...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1772IntroRestraint of pregnant offenders. Provides that restraints shall not be used on any prisoner committed or transferred to the Department of Corrections or any inmate incarcerated in a local correctional facility who is known to be pregnant, unless an i...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 25 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB1761IntroState correctional facilities; prohibition on procurement by public bodies of articles produced or manufactured and services provided by persons confined in state correctional facilities. Prohibits articles produced or manufactured and services provi...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB2343IntroReports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and Reports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and authority of the Central Criminal Records Exchange; unapplied criminal history record information. Requires the Central Criminal Records E...
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2019-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 23]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2629IntroCorrections Private Management Act; unauthorized private contracts; management or operation of prison facilities. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections to enter into contracts with prison contractors for the operation...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB2371IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2019-01-16
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 2-N)
VAHB2373IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminali...
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2019-01-16
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 2-N)
VAHB2392IntroInquiry and report of immigration status; persons charged with or convicted of certain crimes; certain victims or witnesses of crimes. Removes provisions requiring (i) jail officers to ascertain the citizenship of any inmate taken into custody at a j...
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2019-01-16
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1642IntroSolitary confinement; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to submit an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor containing specified statistical information regarding the Department's use of sol...
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2019-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1917IntroDepartment of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections (Department) to establish a health care continuous quality improvement committee, consisting of the Director and s...
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2019-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1981IntroVirginia Correctional Enterprises; procedure for exemptions to the mandatory purchase provisions. Provides that any department, institution, or agency of the Commonwealth is only required to obtain the written consent of the Chief Executive Officer o...
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2019-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2172IntroConditional release of geriatric prisoners; exceptions. Prohibits persons serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction of murder in the first degree, abduction with the intent to defile, abduction of any child under 16 for the purpose of concubinage ...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VASB1085IntroRestrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to submit an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor containing specified statistical information regarding the Department's use of rest...
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2019-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 25 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB1800IntroVoting information for persons incarcerated in local correctional facilities. Provides that the Board of Corrections shall make, adopt, and promulgate rules and regulations regarding the provision of information on absentee voting to all persons conf...
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2019-01-12
To House Privileges and Elections: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1918IntroBoard of Corrections; minimum standards for health care services in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the Board of Corrections (Board) to establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional faci...
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2019-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1942IntroBehavioral health services; exchange of medical and mental Behavioral health services; exchange of medical and mental health information and records; correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to establish minimum ...
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2019-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 24]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Subcommittee #2
VASB1645IntroUse of force; data collection and reporting requirement. Requires the Department of State Police to include information regarding the use of force by a state or local law-enforcement officer in the annual Crime in Virginia report when the use of forc...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1391IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2248IntroPractice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy. Practice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injectio...
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2019-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 23]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB1437IntroParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes; investigations and reports by probation officers. Provides that a person is entitled to parole who was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decis...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB93IntroEligibility for parole; at liberty between offenses. Provides that a person convicted of three separate felony offenses of murder, rape, or robbery by the presenting of firearms or other deadly weapon, or any combination of such offenses, shall be el...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
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