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VAHB2167PassParole; notice and certification; monthly reports; discretionary early consideration. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall set the release date for an inmate granted discretionary parole or conditional release no sooner than 30 business ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0545)
VAHB2010PassEarned sentence credits. Contains a technical amendment. This bill is declarative of existing law. Earned sentence credits. Contains a technical amendment. This bill is declarative of existing law.
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)
VASB1397PassParole and conditional release of geriatric or terminally ill inmates; notice to attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall set the release date for an inmate granted discretionary parole or conditional release n...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)
VAHB1874PassBehavioral health services in local correctional facilities. Requires the Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to include in its minimum standards for behavioral health services in local correction facilities requirements for (i) referral of...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0179)
VASB1301Engross

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Correctional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers, subject to certain exceptions. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinem...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1104Engross

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Parole; notice and certification; monthly reports. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall release a prisoner no sooner than 21 business days after the date of notification by the Virginia Parole Board (the Board) to the appropriate attorne...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1125Engross

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Parole Board; notice to victim. Requires the Parole Board, within seven days of making any decision regarding the parole of a prisoner, to provide written or electronic notice of such decision to the victim of the crime for which the prisoner was inc...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1363Engross

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Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. Restores the authority of the State Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to (i) ensure the development of long-range policies, programs, and plans for corrections services provided at the...
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2021-03-01
To House Public Safety Committee
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