2004 Uncodified Acts

2004 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to require the State Compensation Board to perform certain duties relating to the Local Inmate Data System.

[H 235]

Approved March 12, 2004

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The State Compensation Board shall (i) maintain in the Local Inmate Data System (LIDS) specific data fields for an inmate's country of birth and country of citizenship, (ii) require all jail facilities that are subject to LIDS reporting to complete the additional fields for all inmates housed at such facilities, (iii) annually encourage all jail facilities subject to LIDS reporting to request compensation from the United States Department of Justice State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) for costs associated with incarcerating undocumented aliens; (iv) provide information to all jail facilities on the eligibility requirements to obtain such funds; and (v) monitor local jail participation in the SCAAP program.