Prisons; telephone systems. (HB1854)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prisons; telephone systems. Provides inmate phone services commissions paid to the Commonwealth shall not exceed 10 percent of the overall net revenue realized by the provider. All commissions or revenues received by the Commonwealth on prisoner telephone calls shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the Prisoner Reentry Fund to be used for independent pre-release and post-release reentry and transition service programs. Read the Bill »


01/18/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103574D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/11/2013Assigned MPPS sub: #3
01/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1854)
01/18/2013Passed by indefinitely in Militia, Police and Public Safety (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)