Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created. (SB93)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

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

Description

Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act. Creates the Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act to establish procedural guarantees for correctional officers when allegations are made against such officers involving matters that may lead to their dismissal, demotion, suspension, or transfer for punitive reasons. Read the Bill »

Status

02/29/2016: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102262D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/13/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB93)
01/21/2016Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/01/2016Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/10/2016Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB93E
02/12/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Printed as engrossed 16102262D-E
02/17/2016Placed on Calendar
02/17/2016Read first time
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/22/2016Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/24/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB93E)
02/29/2016Continued to 2017 in Appropriations
02/29/2016Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017
02/29/2016Committee amendments
02/29/2016Continued to 2017 with amendment(s) in Appropriations

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.

OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH ANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 37, NOS 2. AYES 37, NOS 2. THE BILL PASSES. SENATE BILL 44. THE SENATOR FROM GRAYSON, SENATOR CARRICO.

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson): MR. PRESIDENT, CAN THAT BILL GO BYE FOR THE DAY.

[Unknown]: WITH THAT OBJECTION, SENATE BILL 44 WILL GO BYE FOR THE DAY.

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson): SENATE BILL 93.

[Unknown]: SENATOR MARSDEN. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THAT THE BILL PASS AND PEEK SPEAKING TO THAT IN MEASURE. THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. THIS IS THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER ACT THAT PROVIDE WITH SIMILAR PROCEDURES FOR WHEN AN ALLEGATION MA ID AGAINST A CORRECTION ALLEGE OFFICERS AND ALLOWS TO ARE A PANEL TO BE SELECTED TO HEAR IT WITH THE -- WITH THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS UNDER DISCIPLINARY ACTION WOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO APPOINT SOMEONE. THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS COULD APPOINT SOMEONE. AND THEN THE TWO INDIVIDUALS WOULD APPOINT IT THIRD PARTY AND ALLOWS FOR TIME FRAMES AS TO WHEN THINGS HAPPEN AND BASICALLY GIVES THE SAME RIGHT THAT -- THAT OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN VIRGINIA HAVE TO OUR HARD WORKING CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS WHO NEED THESE PROTECTIONS AND IN THE SENATE FINANCE CAN COMMITTEE THE QUANTIFIABLE COSTS FISCAL IMPACT WAS WERE ELIMINATED.