Staffing levels, employment conditions, and compensation at DOC; continued study, appropriations. (HJ61)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; staffing levels, employment conditions, and compensation at Virginia Department of Corrections; report. Continues the joint committee of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions; the House Committee on Public Safety; the Senate Committee on the Judiciary; and the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services established by House Joint Resolution No. 29 (2020) and continued by House Joint Resolution 522 (2021, Special Session I) to study staffing levels, employment conditions, and compensation at the Virginia Department of Corrections. The resolution directs the joint committee to conclude its work by November 30, 2022, and to report its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


03/08/2022: Passed the Senate


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103171D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2022Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Taken up
02/11/2022Engrossed by House
02/11/2022Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Block Vote Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Reading waived
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2022Reported from Rules
03/07/2022Read second time
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
03/08/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ61ER)

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