Correctional facility, local or state; mandatory reporting of all offenders released. (HB5034)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Mandatory reporting of all offenders released from a local correctional facility or state correctional facility before the completion of the offender's sentence. Requires the Department of Corrections and all local correctional facilities to provide the Virginia State Crime Commission with the name, last known address, criminal history information, length of sentence for which the offender was incarcerated, reason for early release, and remaining time on such length of sentence for each offender in the custody of the Department of Corrections or such local correctional facility. The bill requires the Virginia State Crime Commission to publish the names of such offenders along with the reason for early release on its website and provide an annual report concerning the release of such offenders and any future criminal charges and convictions for such offenders to the General Assembly by November 15 of every year. Read the Bill »

Status

08/25/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200334D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
08/25/2020Referred from Public Safety
08/25/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
09/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5034)

Comments

Guy Robinette writes:

Good

Brittany Arnold writes:

Pass this Please. I support it 100%.

jessica bradberry writes:

please pass!!!! i support it!!! bring them home to their families

Jay Emery writes:

I hope this Bill Passes. While my son made a mistake, the sentence was excessive. He is 24 years old and would be a outstanding citizen in society. Thanks for your consideration.

Pamela Duncan writes:

This should be passed....everyone deserves a 2nd chance...people need their families back together...

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