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Correctional Law - Key Statutes Related to Adult Community Corrections

PSA/CCCA | Arrest/Bail Statutes | Primary Bail Statutes | Definitions Related to Adult Corrections | Alternatives to Incarceration - General | Penalties and punishment for offenses | Deferred proceedings authorized by statute | Confidentiality of Records | Access to Juvenile Records | Statewide Community-Based Corrections System for State Responsible Offenders | VASAP | Substance Abuse Screening & Assessment | Crime Victim & Witness Rights

PSA/CCCA

§ 8.01-226.8 Civil immunity for public officials and volunteers related to community service for probationers
§ 9.1-173 et seq. Comprehensive Community Corrections Act For Local Responsible Offenders [CCCA]
§ 9.1-175 Authority for DCJS to prescribe standards for Local Community-Based Probation Agencies
§ 9.1-176 Mandated services for CCCA
§ 9.1-176.1 Duties and Responsibilities of local community based probation officers
§ 9.1-177 Oath of office for local probation officer
§§ 9.1-178
and 9.1-180
Community Criminal Justice Boards (CCJB)

§ 9.1-185.4 B.7
and 9.1-186.4 B.8

Employees of local pretrial and community based probation services agencies not authorized to be licensed as bondsmen or bail recovery agents
§§ 9.1-900 , 9.1-901,
9.1-902, 9.1-903,
9.1-904, 9.1-905,
9.1-906, 9.1-907
Laws related to sex offender registry for local probation agencies
§ 16.1-284 Adult sentenced for juvenile offense/sentenced as Class I misdemeanor
§ 18.2-55 Bodily injury caused by prisoners, defendants, probationers and parolees to jail officers, pretrial officers, juvenile probation officers, and local and state adult probation officers
§ 18.2-57.3 Deferred Proceeding for first offense domestic assault and battery
§ 18.2-64.2 Penalty for carnal knowledge of probationer/pretrial defendant
§ 18.2-67.4 Penalty for sexual battery of probationer/pretrial defendant
§ 18.2-472 False entries or destruction of records by officers
§ 19.2-81.5 Public agency cooperation with a law-enforcement officer
§ 19.2-152.2 et seq. Pretrial Services Act [PSA]
§ 19.2-152.3 Authority for DCJS to prescribe standards for Pretrial Services Agencies
§ 19.2-152.4 Mandated services for pretrial agencies
§ 19.2-152.4:1 Oath of office for/authority to seek capias by pretrial services officer
§ 19.2-152.4:3 Duties and Responsibilities of pretrial services officers
§ 19.2-152.5 Community Criminal Justice Boards
§ 19.2-303.3 Sentencing procedures for CCCA/authority to seek capias by local probation officer
§ 33.1-12.2 VDOT Landscaping Program for misdemeanant probationers
§ 53.1-150 $50 Supervision [Sentencing] Fee for Misdemeanor Offenders
§§ 63.2-1509
and 63.2-1510
Requirements for probation officers and others to report suspected child abuse or neglect
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Arrest/Bail Statutes

§ 19.2-3.1 Personal appearance for bail by video/audio communications
§ 19.2-74 Summons in lieu of arrest [Criminal Misdemeanors]
§ 19.2-80 Duty of arresting officer with warrant or capias/bail
§ 19.2-80.2 Arresting officer or pretrial services agency to provide CHRI
§ 19.2-82 Procedures for arrest w/o warrant/bail


Primary Bail Statutes

§ 19.2-11.01 Crime Victim & Witness Rights
§ 19.2-119 Definitions related to bail
§ 19.2-120 Admission to bail
§ 19.2-121 Fixing terms of bail
§ 19.2-123 Release on bail/terms and conditions
§ 19.2-130 Bail in subsequent proceeding
§ 19.2-131 Bail for person held in jurisdiction other than that of trial
§ 19.2-132 Motion to increase bond
§ 19.2-135 General conditions for recognizance
§ 19.2-158 Arraignment
§ 19.2-159 Determination of indigency


Definitions Related to Adult Corrections

§ 9.1-101 Definitions - administration of justice, criminal justice agency, criminal history record information [CHRI], ...etc.
§ 19.2-389 Dissemination of CHRI
§ 19.2-389.1 Dissemination of Juvenile Record Information
§ 19.2-392.2 Expungement
§ 19.2-392.3 Penalty for disclosure of expunged records
§ 53.1-1 Definitions - adult corrections


Alternatives to Incarceration - General

§ 19.2-303 Suspended sentence/probation
§ 19.2-303.1 Fixing period of suspension of sentence
§ 19.2-303.2 Deferred proceeding/probation
§ 19.2-303.4 Payment of costs in deferred proceeding cases
§ 19.2-304 Increasing/decreasing period of probation
§ 19.2-305 Fines, costs, restitution
§ 19.2-305.1 Restitution for property damage
§ 19.2-306 Revocation of suspended sentence/probation
§ 19.2-354 Deferred payment/community service in lieu of fines and costs
§ 53.1-131.2 Home Electronic Incarceration


Penalties and punishment for offenses

§ 18.2-8 Felonies, misdemeanors, traffic offenses defined
§ 18.2-10 Felonies, penalty
§ 18.2-11 Misdemeanors penalty
§ 18.2-12 Misdemeanor, other
§ 18.2-12.1 Minimum mandatory defined
§ 18.2-13 Misdemeanor, other
§ 18.2-14 Unclassified penalty
§ 18.2-15 Place of punishment
§ 18.2-16 Common-law offenses


Deferred proceedings authorized by statute

§ 4.1-305 Possession of alcohol
§ 15.2-1812.2 Willful and malicious damage to or defacement of public/private facilities
§ 18.2-57.3 First offense of assault and battery against a family or household member
§ 18.2-251 First offense, drug
§ 19.2-303.2 Any crime against property constituting a misdemeanor, under Articles 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Chapter 5 (§ 18.2-119 et seq.) of Title 18.2.


Confidentiality of Records

§ 2.2-3706 F.8 Disclosure of criminal records; limitations
§ 9.1-133 B Information not subject to review or correction
§ 9.1-177.1 Confidentiality of information and reports of local community-based probation agencies
§ 19.2-152.4:2 Confidentiality of information and reports of pretrial services agencies


Access to Juvenile Records

§ 16.1-301

Confidentiality of juvenile law-enforcement records

§ 16.1-305 Confidentiality of court records
§ 16.1-307 Circuit court records regarding juveniles


Statewide Community-Based Corrections System for State Responsible Offenders

§ 19.2-295.2 Post release supervision/probation
§ 19.2-316.1 / § 53.1-67.1 Boot Camp [17 weeks confinement + 1 YR probation]
§ 19.2-316.2 / § 53.1-67.8 Detention center [4 to 6 months residential detention + 1 YR probation]
§ 19.2-316.3 / § 53.1-67.7 Diversion Center [4 to 6 months residential diversion > ISP + 1 YR probation]
§ 53.1- 67 et seq. Statewide Community-Based Corrections System For State Responsible Offenders
§ 53.1-141 & 145 State probation and parole services
§ 53.1-177 Halfway Houses [little used since 1980]
NO SPECIFIC STATUTE Day Reporting Centers
NO SPECIFIC STATUTE Drug Court Programs


VASAP

§ 18.2-271.1 VASAP
§ 18.2-266 DWI 18.2-266
§ 18.2-270.1 Ignition Interlock
§ 46.2-357 DWI-Commercial


Substance Abuse Screening & Assessment

§ 16.1-69.48:3 Offender Fees for General District Court/Misdemeanor Drug Offenses
§ 17.1-275 (A 10 & A 11) Offender Fees for Circuit Court/Felony Drug Offenses
§ 18.2-251.01 Screening & Assessment of Offenders Convicted of Felony Drug Offenses
§ 18.2-251 Screening & Assessment of Deferred Proceeding/ Probation for First Offense Possession of a Controlled Substance
§ 18.2-251.4 Defeating drug and alcohol screening and assessment tests
§ 18.2-252 Substance Abuse Screening/Assessment, Testing, Treatment or Education Required for Suspended Sentence in Any Drug Offense
§ 18.2-254 Commitment For Treatment of Drug Abuse or Alcoholism in Lieu of Incarceration
§ 18.2-254.1 Drug Treatment Control Act
§ 18.2-251.02 Drug Offender Assessment Fund
§ 18.2-258.1 Obtaining drugs, procuring administration of controlled substances, etc., by fraud, deceit or forgery - plea agreement for conviction of misdemeanor if successful on probation
§ 19.2-299.2 Screening & Assessment of Offenders Convicted of Misdemeanor Drug Offenses


Crime Victim & Witness Rights

§ 19.2-11.01 Crime Victim & Witness Rights
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