Parole Board; required release, Board to issue a reasoned decision for deferral. (HB1031)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parole Board; parole review; required release. Requires the Parole Board to release any person eligible and under consideration for and seeking parole for whom the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission has already determined, or who otherwise demonstrates, that his time served has exceeded the midpoint of the sentencing guidelines. The bill authorizes the Board to defer such release if there is substantial risk of serious criminal conduct or an inadequate release plan, in which case the Board is required to issue a reasoned decision explaining the basis for such deferral. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102913D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1031)
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: #2
01/27/2016Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety