Inmates; officer of correctional facility to inquire of alien status. (HB820)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield) with support from 39 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Clarke Hogan (R-South Boston), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


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 »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081696838
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB820)
01/29/2008Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Committee substitute printed 084213404-H1
01/31/2008Read first time
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Committee substitute agreed to 084213404-H1
02/01/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB820H1
02/04/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Communicated to Senate
02/05/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB820H1)
02/13/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Committee substitute printed 080291404-S1
02/15/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/2008Read third time
02/18/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080291404-S1
02/18/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB820S1
02/18/2008Passed Senate with substitute (35-Y 5-N)
02/19/2008Placed on Calendar
02/20/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 080291404-S1 (96-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB820ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB820ER)
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 179 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 180 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB368 and SB609.