Correctional facilities, local; facilities transporting prisoners. (SB781)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Transport of prisoners. Provides that the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility and the employees of the facility acting on the direction of the sheriff or administrator have the authority to transport the prisoner to another jurisdiction inside or outside the Commonwealth for a lawful purpose and to retain authority over the prisoner. Read the Bill »

Status

03/10/2016: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
02/08/2016Unanimous consent to introduce
02/08/2016Presented and ordered printed 16105245D
02/08/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB781)
02/12/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Placed on Calendar
02/17/2016Read first time
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/26/2016Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Read second time
03/01/2016Passed by for the day
03/02/2016Floor substitute printed 16105951D-H1 (Lingamfelter)
03/02/2016Read third time
03/02/2016Substitute by Delegate Lingamfelter agreed to 16105951D-H1
03/02/2016Engrossed by House - floor substitute SB781H1
03/02/2016Passed House with substitute (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Title replaced 16105951D-H1
03/08/2016Enrolled
03/08/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB781ER)
03/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB781ER)
03/08/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

MOVED TO REGULAR CALENDAR. A BILL TO AMENDMENT OF CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO LOBING YOOL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, TRANSPORT OF PRISONERS. AND THERE IS A FLOOR SUBSTITUTE DISTRIBUTED AND AVAILABLING

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): GENTLEMAN FROM PRINCE ONLINE. WILLIAM. TAKE UP THE FLOOR SUBSTITUTE.

[Unknown]: YES, SIR. MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE FLOOR SUBSTITUTE. DO YOU WANT ME TO EXPLAIN IT FIRST? THAT WOULD BE GOOD. THIS CLARIFIES THAT A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO TRANSPORT A MR. SPEAKER, I REQUEST WE PRISONER MAY ONLY TRANSPORT THE PRISONER INTO A JURISDICTION OUTSIDE OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND RETEAR AUTHORITY IF ALLOWED BY THE STATE THAT THEY'RE ENTERING AND THE ORIGINAL DRAFT IS SILENT ON THIS FLAR ISSUE AND FOR YEARS, MR. SPEAKER, SHERIFFS HAVE BEEN TRANSPORTING PRISONERS HERE IN VIRGINIA ACROSS STATE IT WAS THE DESIRE OF THE LINES. SHERIFFS TO CLARIFY THIS IN THE CODE OF VIRGINIA WHICH THIS BILL DOES. AND THE SUBSTITUTE ADDRESSES THE CONDITION WHERE A SHERIFF MIGHT HAVE TO TRANSPORT A PRISONER OUTSIDE OF VIRGINIA AND IT WOULD HAVE TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THAT STAGE. SO I MOVE WE ACCEPT THE FLOOR SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS ON ON ADOPTION OF THE FLOOR SUBSTITUTE. PROPOSED BY THE GENTLEMAN FROM PRINCE WILLIAM, THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. OPPOSED, NO.

[Unknown]: MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE WE PASS THE BILL.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): SHALL THE BILL PASS? CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYE, 99, NO, 0.
THE JUNIOR SENATOR FROM VIRGINIA BEACH. SENATOR DeSTEPH. MR. PRESIDENT, I ARE RECOMMEND THAT WE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE. WHAT THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE DOES, IT AUTHORIZES THE TRANSPORT OF PRISONERS AND CLARIFIES THAT IT CAN GO INTO, OUT OF, AND THROUGH OTHER STATES. SO WITH THAT, I WOULD SUGGEST THAT WE ACCEPT OR CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE. THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE CONCUR WITH THE ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach): AYES 39, NOS 0.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS 0.