Prisoner educational and vocational training programs; JLARC to study. (HJ107)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; JLARC; adequacy of prisoner educational and vocational training programs; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to (i) identify all educational and vocational training programs provided to prisoners in the Commonwealth; (ii) calculate the percentage of prisoners who participate in such educational and vocational training programs; (iii) identify and analyze any correlation between participation in such programs and successful reentry into the community, including correlations related to employment and recidivism; and (iv) make recommendations to improve current educational and vocational training programs, create additional programs, and increase the number of prisoners participating in such programs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103554D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/19/2018Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
02/13/2018Left in Rules