Prisons; disposal of unclaimed personal property of prisoner. (HB256)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prisons; disposal of unclaimed personal property of prisoner.  Provides that if any prisoner in a state, local or community correctional facility leaves personal property valued at less than $100 in the custody of such facility for 30 days after release or escape, the director or sheriff, as the case may, may sell the property. Currently, such property must be held for six months. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101983D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/19/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #3
01/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10104500D-H1
02/10/2010Read first time
02/11/2010Read second time
02/11/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104500D-H1
02/11/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB256H1
02/12/2010Read third time and passed House (95-Y 1-N)
02/12/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/19/2010Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB256ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB256ER)
03/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 124 (effective 7/1/10)
03/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0124)


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 51 seconds.