Inmates; officer of correctional facility to inquire of alien status. (SB609)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


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


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081697838
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB609)
01/28/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Immigration
01/30/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2008Committee substitute printed 080278328-S1
02/05/2008Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Read second time
02/07/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080278328-S1
02/07/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB609S1
02/08/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB609S1)
02/08/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/15/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2008Committee substitute printed 080884404-H1
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080884404-H1
02/20/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB609H1
02/20/2008Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Passed by for the day
02/25/2008House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB609ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB609ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 415 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB368 and HB820.