Chesapeake, City of; pilot program for problem-solving docket, report. (HB795)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


City of Chesapeake; pilot program for problem-solving docket. Authorizes the City of Chesapeake to establish a pilot program to promote public safety and reduce recidivism by creating a problem-solving docket to address substance abuse, mental illness, issues unique to military service experienced by veterans, and issues related to previously incarcerated persons. The bill directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, and the Department of Veterans Services to provide assistance to the City of Chesapeake as requested. The bill provides for the City of Chesapeake to report on the pilot program to the Commissioners of the assisting agencies on or before November 30, 2017. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2018. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101774D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Criminal Law
01/19/2016Assigned App. sub: Criminal Law
01/19/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice