Correctional facilities, local, regional, and community; attorney visitation of clients. (HB543)

Introduced By

Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties; attorney visitation of clients. Requires the State Board of Local and Regional Jails to develop and establish minimum standards for ensuring that attorneys have sufficient opportunities to have confidential visits with their clients who are held in local, regional, and community correctional facilities, which, considering facility schedules, space, personnel constraints, and inmate disciplinary status, shall include some opportunity for visitation of clients on the weekends and after 5:00 p.m. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100033D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB543)
02/01/2022Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/10/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Public Safety

Post a Public Comment About this Bill

if you have one

(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)