Study; Joint Commission on Health Care; needs of older adults who are incarcerated. (SJ296)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Study; Joint Commission on Health Care; needs of older adults who are incarcerated or are being released from prison; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to (i) study the unique needs of older adults who are incarcerated within Virginia's prison system or are being released back into the community, including needs related to community services and supports, housing, case management, health care, including mental health, and employment; (ii) identify and examine the effectiveness of all existing state programs, services, and supports designed to help older adults released from prison in the Commonwealth secure necessary health care, housing, and employment; and (iii) recommend strategies or programs to ensure the safety and well-being of the growing number of older adults who are incarcerated within Virginia's prison system or are being released into the community in recognition of their unique needs. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102564D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2017Passed by indefinitely in Rules