Prisoner educational and vocational training programs; JLARC to study the adequacy of programs. (HJ115)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; JLARC; adequacy of prisoner educational and vocational training programs; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to (i) identify all educational and vocational training programs provided to prisoners in the Commonwealth; (ii) calculate the percentage of prisoners who participate in such educational and vocational training programs; (iii) identify and analyze any correlation between participation in such programs and successful reentry into the community, including correlations related to employment and recidivism; (iv) identify trades and industries within the Commonwealth with the greatest current need for employees and determine if educational and vocational training programs exist to prepare prisoners for such trades or industries; and (v) make recommendations to improve current educational and vocational training programs, create additional programs, and increase the number of prisoners participating in such programs. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102780D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2020Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Rules

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