Community corrections alternative program; establishment. (HB2605)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102199D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2605)
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2605ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2605ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 618 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0618)

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