Correctional facilities; prohibited acts, use of canines by officers, etc. (HB683)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of canines in correctional facilities; prohibited acts. Prohibits any correctional officer, jail officer, or other employee of a state, local, or juvenile correctional facility from using a canine to extract a prisoner or juvenile from his cell unless there is a threat of death or serious bodily injury to the prisoner or juvenile, other prisoners or juveniles, or any officer or employee of the facility. Read the Bill »


02/08/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Public Safety Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100235D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB683)
02/08/2022Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/10/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/11/2022Continued to 2023 in Public Safety