Inmate labor; authorizes use thereof at rest areas along Interstate Highway System. (SB1109)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Corrections; use of inmate labor.  Authorizes the use of inmate labor at rest areas along the Interstate Highway System.

  Amends § 53.1-56, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101656D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2011Assigned Rehab sub: Corrections
01/28/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1109)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/11/2011Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read second time
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed House (68-Y 30-N)
02/15/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1109ER)
02/18/2011Signed by Speaker
02/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1109ER)
02/21/2011Signed by President
03/10/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 48 (effective 7/1/11)
03/10/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 15 minutes.