Corrections and Juvenile Justice, Departments of; powers and duties of Director, etc. (SB943)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Departments of Corrections and Juvenile Justice; powers and duties of the Director. Provides the Directors of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice with the power to designate certain employees with internal investigations authority within those departments as having the powers of law-enforcement officers to investigate criminal behavior affecting persons committed to those Departments. Such members shall be subject to any minimum training standard required by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for law-enforcement officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103368D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB943)
01/25/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13103977D-S1
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB943S1)
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13103977D-S1
01/29/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB943S1
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 BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB943ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB943ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 143 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0143)


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 55 seconds.