Correctional facilities; inquiries to U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (HB764)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Citizenship of persons in correctional facilities; inquiry to U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Requires the officer in charge of a correctional facility to inquire through the Law Enforcement Support Center of the U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs if at any time during a person's commitment it appears that the person is an alien. If it is determined that an alien is found to be within the custody of the facility, the officer in charge shall immediately notify the U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs as well as the Central Criminal Records Exchange. Current law only requires that the Central Criminal Records Exchange be notified. Read the Bill »


01/29/2008: Merged into HB820


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080501806
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/29/2008Incorporated by Rules (HB820-Albo)