Inmates; officer of correctional facility to inquire of alien status. (HB368)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alien status of jail and correctional facility inmates. Requires a jail officer to inquire of a person in his custody as to whether the person is a citizen of the United States and to communicate the results of the inquiry, including a result specifying that this information is unknown, to the Local Inmate Data System of the State Compensation Board. The State Compensation Board shall submit the data on any such person to the Central Criminal Records Exchange. The State Police shall forward this information to the Law Enforcement Support Center of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with a request that the Law Enforcement Support Center respond as to the persons immigration status. Any response received by the State Police from the Law Enforcement Support Center concerning an individuals immigration status shall be transmitted to the State Compensation Board for inclusion in the Local Inmate Data System. The bill requires officer in charge of a correctional facility to verify that such information is in the Central Criminal Records Exchange and to request that the Law Enforcement Support Center respond as to the persons immigration status. Read the Bill »


01/29/2008: Merged into HB820


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087941460
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB368)
01/29/2008Incorporated by Rules (HB820-Albo)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB820 and SB609.