Jail superintendent and officers; service of civil and criminal process of jailed inmates. (SB637)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authority of jail superintendent and jail officers to serve process.  Provides that the superintendent and jail officers at regional jail facilities are invested with the powers and authority of a sheriff or sheriff's deputy for the purpose of service of civil and criminal process upon inmates within the jail or jail farm, provided the officers who do so have received the same training with regard to service of civil and criminal process as is given sheriffs and sheriff's deputies with like responsibility. Read the Bill »


02/12/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/19/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103925D
01/19/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/12/2010Passed by indefinitely in Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB360.