Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
01/07/2020        

People with developmental disabilities; Sec. of PSHS, et al., to create and implement policies.

Requires the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people encountering the criminal justice system with developmental disabilities. The bill also requires the Office of the Executive Secretary to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people with developmental disabilities, for use by judges in determining case outcomes.

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01/07/2020 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104287D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20104287D
    SENATE BILL NO. 716
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled January 7, 2020
    A BILL to direct the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Executive Secretary to create and implement policies for people with developmental disabilities.
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    Patron-- McClellan
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    Referred to Committee on Rules
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. � 1. The Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security shall, for all agencies for which he is responsible, create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people encountering the criminal justice system with developmental disabilities, as defined in the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-402), including intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder.

    � 2. The Office of the Executive Secretary shall, for use by judges in determining case outcomes, create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people with developmental disabilities, as defined in the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-402), including intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Jennifer L. McClellan D-Richmond Sponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/24/2020 Senate Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Rules with letter (13-Y 0-N)
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104287D
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
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    Senate 1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM 13 0 0
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    Requires the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people encountering the criminal justice system with developmental disabilities. The bill also requires the Office of the Executive Secretary to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people with developmental disabilities, for use by judges in determining case outcomes.
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    716 Offered January 8, 2020 Prefiled January 7, 2020 A BILL to direct the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Executive Secretary to create and implement policies for people with developmental disabilities


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