Electronic visitation and messaging with prisoners; sheriffs, etc., to charge fee for use. (SB1227)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Jails; electronic visitation and messaging.  Allows sheriffs who operate correctional facilities to charge a fee for the use of an electronic visitation system or electronic messaging system. The fee may not exceed the actual costs of establishing and operating the system and the proceeds are to be used only to offset those costs. Amends § 53.1-127.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101467D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2011Assigned Rehab sub: Corrections
01/28/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time
02/01/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1227E
02/01/2011Printed as engrossed 11101467D-E
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-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
02/15/2011Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (3-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Enrolled
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1227ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 532 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)

Video

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.