People with developmental disabilities; DOC to create workgoup to review guidelines to assist. (HB659)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Corrections; workgroup; recommendations to assist people with developmental disabilities. Directs the Department of Corrections to create a workgroup to review current guidelines and develop recommendations that recognize and make accommodations for people with developmental disabilities. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103270D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Referred from General Laws
01/16/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB659)
01/28/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Committee substitute printed 20107219D-H1
01/31/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2020Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB659H1)
02/07/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Committee substitute printed 20107986D-H2
02/07/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee on Courts of Justice substitute rejected 20107219D-H1
02/10/2020Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 20107986D-H2
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB659H2
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB659H2)

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