Home/electronic incarceration program; deemed to be term of confinement for convicted offender. (HB151)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Assignment to home/electronic incarceration program. Provides that home/electronic incarceration is deemed to be a term of confinement for an offender who has been convicted and sentenced to a term of confinement, and that a court can assign home/electronic incarceration without it being a condition of probation. The bill also provides that good conduct credit may be earned by a prisoner assigned to a home/electronic incarceration program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2010Committee
01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100735D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/28/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB151)
02/16/2010Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

Comments

DANNY KINDER writes:

USE THE PRISON, THAT WHAT OUR TAX DOLLARS SHOULD BE USED FOR. CRIME SHOULD NEVER PAY. THIS STATE USED TO BE TOUGH ON CRIME, NOW WE CODDLE THE CRIMINAL.