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PRISONS AND OTHER METHODS OF CORRECTION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy; allowed to enter into an agreement to train private correctional personnel employed by Immigration Centers of America-Farmville, LLC. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2624 (Chapter 177))
Certificate of public need; Department of Corrections exempt from definition of medical care facility for purposes thereof. Amending  32.1-102.1. (Patron-Dance, HB 1768 (Chapter 67))
Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated during support period being retroactive to date of incarceration. Amending  20-108.1, 20-108.2, 53.1-41, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  20-108.3 and 63.2-1961. (Patron-BaCote, HB 1913 (F))
Child support; responsibility of incarcerated obligor. Amending 20-108.1, 20-108.2, 53.1-41, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  63.2-1961. (Patron-BaCote, HB 700 (CD))
Citizens’ Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act; pretrial agencies to keep detailed records and case records for each defendant for whom it does and does not recommend release. Adding 19.2-150.1 through 19.2-150.6. (Patron-Bell, HB 2650 (F))
Civil commitment of sexually violent predators; makes a number of changes including access to sealed records, etc. Amending 16.1-69.55, 16.1-300, 16.1-305, 37.2-900, 37.2-901 through 37.2-906, 37.2-907, 37.2-908, 37.2-909, 37.2-911 through 37.2-914, 37.2-918, and 53.1-32. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1843 (Chapter 740))
Correctional facilities, local; City of Danville and Pittsylvania County to enter into a regional jail project without a third participating jurisdiction. Amending  53.1-81 and 53.1-82. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1311 (F))
Correctional facilities, local; City of Danville and Pittsylvania County to enter into jail project. Amending  53.1-80, 53.1-81, and 53.1-82. (Patron-Hurt, SB 546 (CD))
Corrections, Department of; powers and duties of Director. Amending  53.1-10. (Patron-Cline, HB 2441 (Chapter 39); Obenshain, SB 1223 (Chapter 621))
Disabled prisoners; those terminally ill or permanently and totally disabled may petition Parole Board for conditional release. Amending  53.1-40.01. (Patron-Barker, SB 1235 (F))
Driver’s license; suspension for failure to pay jail fees related to prisoner’s keep. Amending  46.2-395. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1987 (F))
Felons, nonviolent; those serving time in local facilities to receive good conduct credits. Amending  53.1-116. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1510 (F))
Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest for incarcerated persons. Amending  19.2-353.5. (Patron-Dance, HB 1670 (F))
Fines and costs; waiver of payment of interest while defendant was incarcerated. Amending  19.2-353.5. (Patron-Marsh, SB 844 (F))
Home/electronic incarceration program; provides that is deemed to be term of confinement for an offender who has been convicted and sentenced. Amending  53.1-131.2. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1517 (F); Stolle, SB 1552 (F))
Inmates; emergency psychiatric treatment. Amending  19.2-169.6, 19.2-176, and 19.2-177.1. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 275 (CD); McEachin, SB 440 (CD))
Jail construction, local; State will reimburse up to one-half of capital costs. Amending  53.1-80. (Patron-Joannou, HB 921 (CD); Sherwood, HB 1392 (CD); Janis, HB 1863 (F); Howell, SB 589 (CD))
Jail construction, local and regional; adjusts state reimbursement therefor. Amending  53.1-71.6, 53.1-81, 53.1-82, and 53.1-95.19; repealing  53.1-80, 53.1-82.2, and 53.1-82.3. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1386 (F))
Jail projects; requires City of Newport News to file its community-based corrections plan on or before November 1, 2009. Amending  53.1-82.3. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 1088 (F))
Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution. Amending  19.2-305.2. (Patron-Marsden, HB 587 (CD))
Juvenile dispositions; juveniles who have previously been adjudicated delinquent of a violent felony to be confined in a detention home or other secure juvenile facility. Amending 16.1-284.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1297 (F))
Notice to sex offenders of law changes; State Police, Department of Corrections or Community Supervision shall give to those required to register. Amending  9.1-907. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2511 (F))
Parole Board; ensure each person eligible for parole receives a timely and thorough review of his suitability for release on parole. Amending  53.1-136. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1135 (F))
Pittsylvania County; Department of Corrections to convey certain real property thereto. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1312 (Chapter 625))
Prisoner keep; increases amount a locality may charge an inmate to defray costs associated therewith. Amending  53.1-131.3. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1919 (V); Miller, P.J., HB 2493 (I) See HB1919; Puckett, SB 1199 (Chapter 842))
Prisoner Litigation Reform Act; court to serve Office of Attorney General with a copy of motion for judgment which defendant is State or one of its officers, etc. Amending  8.01-694. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2226 (Chapter 372))
Prisoners; medical and psychiatric benefits. Adding  53.1-40.11. (Patron-Puller, SB 138 (CD))
Probation; Department of Corrections to develop supervision plan when an offender is placed on supervised probation. Amending 19.2-303. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2567 (F))
Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights. Amending  46.2-1022. (Patron-Houck, SB 527 (CD))
Sentence credits; rate at which may be earned, prerequisites. Amending  53.1-202.3. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1496 (F))
Three-time-loser parole eligibility; Parole Board shall consider a petition for reconsideration of ineligibility for parole for certain inmates. Amending  53.1-151. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2564 (F))
Transport of prisoners; minimum standards therefor by persons other than law-enforcement officers. Amending  19.2-108. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1307 (Chapter 848))
Trials; credit for time spent in confinement discretionary with court. Amending  53.1-187. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2179 (F))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09