Correctional facilities; prohibits use of isolated confinement. (SB108)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Correctional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers, subject to certain exceptions. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinement of an incarcerated person or juvenile to a cell, alone or with another incarcerated person or juvenile, for 20 hours or more per day, other than for the purpose of providing medical or mental health treatment. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


01/14/2022: passed committee


01/06/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100980D
01/06/2022Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/14/2022Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/14/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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