Southwestern Virginia Training Center; disposition of property in Carroll County. (HB1951)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion) with support from co-patrons Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), and Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disposition of property in Carroll County; Southwestern Virginia Training Center. Provides that the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall not convey, sell, or otherwise dispose of certain real property located in Carroll County on which the former Southwestern Virginia Training Center was situated. The bill directs DBHDS to work with representatives of Carroll and Grayson Counties and the City of Galax, as well as other stakeholders, to develop a plan for the conveyance, sale, or other disposition of the property for the purpose of housing children requiring foster care or as a juvenile residential treatment facility. The bill provides that the prohibition on such disposition expires on July 1, 2021; however, any subsequent disposition is subject to approval by the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103265D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/11/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1951)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1509.