Corrections, Board of; membership and powers, report. (HB1452)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Board of Corrections; membership; powers. Provides that the membership of the State Board of Corrections shall include two community leaders, two elected officials, three members of the medical profession, and two citizens with an immediate family member incarcerated within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The bill also requires the Board to report to the Governor on a quarterly basis and to the General Assembly at least once per year during the month of November, and provides that Board members with an incarcerated family member shall not be provided unlimited access to those institutions where their incarcerated family members are housed. Finally, the bill allows the Board to enter and inspect Department of Corrections facilities at any time. Amends § 53.1-2, § 53.1-6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2006Presented and ordered printed 064759300
01/18/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2006Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety