Parole Board; ensure each person eligible for parole receives a timely and thorough review. (SB1135)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parole Board. Requires the Parole Board to ensure that each person eligible for parole receives a timely and thorough review of his suitability for release on parole, including a review of any material post-sentencing factors and requires, if parole is denied, a written, fact-specific individualized statement of the reasons. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091521293
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/30/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Read second time
02/03/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1135E
02/03/2009Printed as engrossed 091521293-E
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1135E)
02/04/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends passing by with a letter to the Parole Board by voice vote
02/20/2009Passed by in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.