City of Chesapeake; pilot program for problem-solving docket. (SB794)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-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, 2018. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


09/21/2016: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


09/21/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100341D
09/21/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/04/2017Impact statement from DHCD (SB794)
01/16/2017Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)