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Code of Virginia
Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction
7/13/2024

Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction (2024 Updates)

  • Chapter 1. Administration Generally
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 53.1-1.1
      Telephone systems within correctional facilities
    • Article 2. State Board of Local and Regional Jails
    • § 53.1-5
      Powers and duties of Board
    • Article 4. Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman
    • § 53.1-17.2
      Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman; powers and duties
      § 53.1-17.3
      Corrections Oversight Committee; membership; authority
      § 53.1-17.4
      Access to facilities and records
      § 53.1-17.5
      Communications; confidentiality
      § 53.1-17.6
      Inspection authority; inspection and assessment; report; safety and compliance classification
      § 53.1-17.7
      Authority to investigate complaints
      § 53.1-17.8
      Annual report
      § 53.1-17.9
      Inmate and family support services
      § 53.1-17.10
      Exhaustion of remedies
  • Chapter 2. State Correctional Facilities
    • Article 2. Treatment and Privileges of Prisoners
    • § 53.1-33
      Physical examination of prisoner; ability to work
      § 53.1-35.1
      Electronic visitation and messaging with inmates
      § 53.1-39.3
      Use of canines in state correctional facilities; prohibited acts; policies and regulations made public; incidents of use of canines reported; exception
  • Chapter 3. Local Correctional Facilities
    • Article 5. Regional Jails and Jail Farms
    • § 53.1-115.2
      Establishment of stores in regional jails and regional jail farms
    • Article 6. Duties of Sheriffs
    • § 53.1-127.1
      Establishment of stores in local correctional facilities
      § 53.1-127.2
      Fees for telephonic communication systems and electronic visitation and messaging systems for prisoners in local correctional facilities
  • Chapter 4. Probation and Parole
    • Article 1. Administration Generally
    • § 53.1-134.1
      Parole Board decisions; voting requirements
      § 53.1-136
      Powers and duties of Board; notice of release of certain inmates
    • Article 3. Procedures Governing Parole
    • § 53.1-154
      Times at which Virginia Parole Board to review cases
      § 53.1-155
      Investigation prior to release; transition assistance
  • Chapter 6. Commencement of Terms; Credits and Allowances
    • Article 4. Earned Sentence Credits for Persons Committed Upon Felony Offenses Committed on or After January 1, 1995
    • § 53.1-202.3
      Rate at which sentence credits may be earned; prerequisites