Jail facilities, temporary; Chesapeake allowed certain waivers for current temporary structures. (SB729)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Temporary jail facilities; Chesapeake. Allows the City of Chesapeake to receive a waiver from the construction requirements of the "Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities" (6VAC15-80) and the "Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups" (6VAC15-40) for a jail enlargement project using a temporary structure for housing community custody inmates. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Bill Has Passed


12/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/12 13100924D
12/11/2012Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB729)
01/25/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104479D-S1
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB729S1)
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104479D-S1
01/29/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB729S1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/08/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB729ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB729ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 453 (effective 3/16/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)


This bill mentions Chesapeake.


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 45 seconds.