Corrections, State Board of; renamed as State Board of Local and Regional Jails, powers and duties. (SB622)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Board of Corrections; rename as the State Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Corrections to develop and establish operating procedures to maintain prisoners residing in state correctional facilities and under the supervision of Department of Corrections probation and parole, including establishing regulations for human research, prescribing rules to govern home/electronic incarceration programs, and prescribing rules regarding the wages paid to persons participating in programs under the supervision of probation and parole. The bill requires the State Board of Corrections, upon determining that a local correctional facility is not in compliance with the minimum standards for construction, equipment, administration, or operation of local correctional facilities, to provide written notice of such determination to the local correctional facility. The bill also renames the State Board of Corrections as the State Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board), authorizes the Board to appoint and employ an executive director, and requires the Board to report annually to the General Assembly and the Governor on the results of inspections and audits of local, regional, or community correctional facilities and the reviews of the deaths of inmates that occur in any local, regional, or community correctional facility. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102832D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Committee substitute printed 20106525D-S1
01/24/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/04/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106525D-S1
02/06/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB622S1
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB622S1)
02/21/2020Reported from Public Safety (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/23/2020Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
02/24/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Passed House (95-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Passage (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB622ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB622ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 759 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)