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Code of Virginia
Title 9.1. Commonwealth Public Safety
Chapter 5.1. Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act

§ 9.1-508. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Correctional officer" means a duly sworn non-probationary employee of the Department of Corrections whose normal duties relate to maintaining immediate control, supervision, and custody of prisoners confined in any state correctional facility.

"State correctional facility" means any correctional center or correctional field unit used for the incarceration of adult offenders established and operated by the Department of Corrections.

2018, cc. 761, 762.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.