Drug and alcohol treatment pilot program; local or regional jail may establish for inmates. (SB1069)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pilot programs for drug and alcohol treatment in local and regional jails. Allows for drug and alcohol treatment programs for inmates housed within local and regional jails. The bill directs the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services to develop a tracking mechanism and a plan for expanding use of these programs statewide, and to give technical assistance to local and regional jails. Finally, the bill requires the Department to make a report to the General Assembly by December 1, 2007, concerning the various programs. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073114766
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1069)
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/30/2007Read second time
01/30/2007Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2007Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1069E
01/30/2007Printed as engrossed 073114766-E
01/31/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1069E)
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1069ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1069ER)
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)