HB838: Criminal Justice Services Board; establishment of Executive Committee.

HOUSE BILL NO. 838
Offered January 9, 2008
Prefiled January 8, 2008
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 9.1-108.1, relating to the Board for Criminal Justice Services; establishment of Executive Committee.
Patron-- Sherwood

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 9.1-108.1 as follows:

§ 9.1-108.1.  Executive Committee; authority; effect of certain actions.

A. The Board may establish an Executive Committee consisting of the Chairman and seven members of the Board appointed by the Chair.  The Chair shall serve a term coincident with his term of office as Chairman of the Board and the other members of the Executive Committee shall serve terms of two years.  Five members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum. 

B. The Executive Committee shall have the authority to take any action authorized by this chapter including, but not limited to, hearing appeals by a regulant of a determination of a violation of regulations promulgated by the Board.  

C. Any decision rendered by the Executive Committee on appeals by a regulant of a determination of a violation of regulations promulgated by the Board shall have the same effect as if made by  the Board and shall be subject to judicial review in accordance with the Administrative Process Act (2.2-4000 et seq.).

All other actions of the Executive Committee shall be acted upon by the full Board as soon as practicable.