SJ 327 Prisoner Reentry to Society, Joint Subcommittee Studying Program for; continued.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Study; Continuing the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Commonwealth's Program for Prisoner Reentry to Society . Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Commonwealth's Program for Prisoner Reentry to Society. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee shall (i) process its proposals for discussion to offer appropriate recommendations therefrom; (ii) monitor the work of the Virginia Prisoner Reentry Policy Academy and its pilot programs; (iii) receive the report and recommendations of the Academy regarding the results of the pilot programs; and (iv) synthesize the joint subcommittee's proposals and the Academy's recommendations and recommend such feasible and appropriate alternatives that may reasonably facilitate the successful reintegration of prisoners in their communities. In addition, the joint subcommittee shall (i) evaluate the existing education program for prisoners in Virginia; (ii) identify program needs; (iii) review prisoner education programs in other states; (iv) consider financial aid alternatives to assist inmates in accessing college; (v) examine the relationship between poor educational opportunities, delinquency, unidentified learning disabilities and crime; and (vi) determine the number of inmates with learning disabilities and the average reading level of inmates.  The joint subcommittee is limited to four meetings during the 2007 Interim. This resolution incorporates SJR 363 (Quayle) and is identical to HJR 652 (Welch). 

Full text:
12/28/06  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072621796  pdf
02/02/07  Senate: Committee substitute printed 076115800-S1  pdf
02/27/07  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ327ER)  pdf

Status:
12/28/06  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072621796
12/28/06  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/07  Senate: Committee substitute printed 076115800-S1
02/02/07  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
02/05/07  Senate: Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/07  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/07  Senate: Read second time
02/06/07  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/06/07  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 076115800-S1
02/06/07  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ327S1
02/06/07  Senate: Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/07  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/07  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/07  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/07  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/14/07  House: Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N)
02/16/07  House: Taken up
02/16/07  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/16/07  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
02/27/07  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ327ER)