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2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 655
Sponsored By:
Delegates Levi, Vallario, Haynes, Rice, and Vaughn
Correctional Services - Inmate Earnings - Compensation for Victims of Crime


Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to withhold 20% of the earnings of an inmate in the Private Sector/Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for compensation for victims of crime; requiring the Department to allocate earnings that are withheld in a specified manner; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attachments and Garnishments
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Criminal Injuries Compensation
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 11-604 )
Criminal Procedure
( 11-607 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 24, 2009: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
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