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VAHB2270VetoRelease 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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2019-04-03
(66 affirmative votes required to override veto)
VAHB1942PassBehavioral health services; exchange of medical and mental health information and records; correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to establish minimum standards for behavioral health services in local correctio...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
VAHB1933PassMedical 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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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)
VAHB2343PassReports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and authority of the Central Criminal Records Exchange; unapplied criminal history record information. Requires the Central Criminal Records Exchange (Exchange) to review offenses containing unappli...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
VASB1602PassReports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and authority of the Central Criminal Records Exchange; unapplied criminal history record information. Requires the Central Criminal Records Exchange (Exchange) to review offenses containing unappli...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
VAHB1918PassBoard 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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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)
VAHB2213PassExchange of medical and mental health information and records of person committed to jail; local probation officers. Adds local probation officers to the list of persons among whom the medical and mental health information and records of any person c...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0702)
VASB1772PassRestraint of pregnant offenders. Requires the Board of Corrections to review its standards related to allowable restraint practices for pregnant prisoners to ensure that (i) pregnant prisoners are treated humanely and restrained in a manner that acco...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)
VASB1598PassBoard 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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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0696)
VAHB2605PassCommunity 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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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0618)
VAHB1642PassDepartment 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
VAHB1917PassDepartment of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections to establish a health care continuous quality improvement committee, consisting of the Director and specified heal...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)
VASB1777PassDepartment 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
VASB1273PassDepartment of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections to establish a health care continuous quality improvement committee, consisting of the Director and specified heal...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0320)
VAHB1935PassInmate 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 his designee.
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0199)
VAHB2499PassDOC; policies to improve exchange of offender medical information. Directs the Department of Corrections to develop policies to improve the exchange of offender medical and mental health information, including policies to improve access to electronic...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0202)
VAHB1981PassVirginia Correctional Enterprises; procedure for exemptions to the mandatory purchase provisions. Provides that any department, institution, or agency of the Commonwealth is required to obtain the written consent of only the Chief Executive Officer o...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)
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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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1786EngrossConditional release of terminally ill prisoners. Makes eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release any person who is terminally ill and is serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Clas...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1645EngrossUse of force; data collection and reporting requirement. Requires the the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to convene a work group that shall include representatives from the Departments of Corrections and State Police and the Board o...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections 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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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
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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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations 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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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2373IntroMarijuana; 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety 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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2019-01-30
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N)
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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2019-01-29
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 8-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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2019-01-28
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N)
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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2019-01-28
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
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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2019-01-25
Incorporated by Rehabilitation and Social Services
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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2019-01-25
Incorporated by Rehabilitation and Social Services
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)
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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