Housing programs; creating and implementing for ex-offenders. (SB184)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Housing programs for ex-offenders. Directs the Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development to develop a strategy, in consultation with the Virginia Housing Development Authority, for the creation and implementation of housing programs and community development for the purpose of meeting the housing needs of persons who have been released from federal, state, and local correctional facilities into communities. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Commonwealth's Program for Prisoner Reentry to Society (2005). Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063703796
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Communicated to House
01/25/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB184)
01/26/2006Placed on Calendar
01/26/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/2006Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
02/28/2006Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Read second time
03/02/2006Read third time
03/02/2006Passed House (84-Y 14-N 1-A)
03/02/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (84-Y 14-N 1-A)
03/09/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB184ER)
03/09/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB184ER)
03/09/2006Signed by President
03/10/2006Signed by Speaker
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 721 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0721)