DOC, Board and Director of; prohibiting inmate possession of obscene materials, powers and duties. (HB1958)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Board and Director of Department of Corrections; prohibiting inmate possession of obscene materials. Requires the Board of Corrections to promulgate and the Director and Department of Corrections to enforce regulatory policies prohibiting the possession of obscene materials by prisoners incarcerated in state correctional facilities. Amends § 53.1-10, § 53.1-5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102951D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/20/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #3
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2015Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2015Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1958)
02/07/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/13/2015Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Enrolled
02/20/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1958ER)
02/20/2015Signed by Speaker
02/21/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1958ER)
02/23/2015Signed by President
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/24/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/24/15
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)

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 2 minutes.