Community corrections alternative program; establishment. (HB2605)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Progress

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

Description

Community corrections alternative program; establishment. Repeals the boot camp incarceration program, diversion center incarceration program, and detention center incarceration program established and maintained by the Department of Corrections and replaces them with the community corrections alternative program that will be established and maintained by the Department of Corrections for probationers and parolees whose identified risks and needs cannot be addressed by conventional probation or parole supervision. The program shall include components for providing access to counseling, substance abuse testing and treatment, remedial education, and career and occupational assessment; providing assistance in securing and maintaining employment; ensuring compliance with terms and conditions of probation or parole; ensuring restitution and performance of community service; payment of fines and costs of court; and providing other programs that will assist the probationer or parolee in returning to society as a productive citizen. Amends § 19.2-298.01, § 46.2-357, § 46.2-391, § 53.1-10, § 53.1-67.6, § 60.2-219, § 60.2-618, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102199D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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