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Code of Virginia
Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction
8/9/2020

Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction (2020 Updates)

  • Chapter 1. Administration Generally
    • Article 2. State Board of Local and Regional Jails
    • § 53.1-2
      Appointment of members; qualifications; terms and vacancies
      § 53.1-5
      Powers and duties of Board
      § 53.1-5.2
      Compilation of certain data for redistricting purposes
      § 53.1-6
      Board may administer oaths, conduct hearings, and issue subpoenas
      § 53.1-6.1
      Executive director; staff; compensation
    • Article 3. Department of Corrections and Director of Corrections
    • § 53.1-8
      Department of Corrections
      § 53.1-10
      Powers and duties of Director
  • Chapter 2. State Correctional Facilities
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 53.1-18
      Department to have custody of property; right to sue to protect property
      § 53.1-19
      Establishment of correctional institutions
      § 53.1-20
      Commitment of convicted persons to custody of Director
      § 53.1-24
      Record of convictions and register to be kept
      § 53.1-25.1
      Rules of state correctional facilities
      § 53.1-30
      Who may enter interior of state correctional facilities; searches of those entering
      § 53.1-31
      Sale or lease of gas, oil, or minerals
      § 53.1-31.4
      Department of Corrections-issued identification
    • Article 2. Treatment and Privileges of Prisoners
    • § 53.1-32
      Treatment and control of prisoners; recreation; religious services
      § 53.1-32.01
      Payment for bodily injury
      § 53.1-32.1
      Classification system; program assignments; mandatory participation
      § 53.1-35.2
      Visitation of certain prisoners by minor dependents
      § 53.1-37
      Furloughs generally; travel expenses; penalties for violations
      § 53.1-39
      Certain punishment of prisoners prohibited
    • Article 2.1. Medical and Mental Health Care; Involuntary Admission and Treatment
    • § 53.1-40.2
      Involuntary admission of prisoners with mental illness
    • Article 3. Employment and Training of Prisoners
    • § 53.1-42
      Allowance for work and disposition thereof
      § 53.1-43
      Pay incentives for prisoners
      § 53.1-60
      Extending limits of confinement of state prisoners for work and educational programs; disposition of wages; support of certain dependents; penalties for violations
    • Article 4. State Facilities for Youthful Offenders
    • § 53.1-63
      Department to establish facilities for persons committed under Article 2 (§ 19.2-311 et seq.) of Chapter 18 of Title 19.2
      § 53.1-63.1
      Department to establish facilities for juveniles sentenced as adults
    • Article 6. Statewide Community-Based Corrections System for State-Responsible Offenders
    • § 53.1-67.4
      Authority of Director; purchase of services authorized; location and notification
      § 53.1-67.5
      Director to prescribe standards
  • Chapter 3. Local Correctional Facilities
    • Article 1. Establishment and Regulation of Facilities
    • § 53.1-68
      Minimum standards for local correctional facilities and lock-ups; health inspections, behavioral health services inspections, and personnel
      § 53.1-69.1
      Review of death of inmates in local correctional facilities
      § 53.1-69.2
      Administrative appeal of Board determinations
    • Article 3.1. Jail Authorities
    • § 53.1-95.20
      Duty to prescribe rules and regulations
    • Article 5. Regional Jails and Jail Farms
    • § 53.1-106
      Members of jail or jail farm board or regional jail authority; powers; payment of pro rata costs
    • Article 6. Duties of Sheriffs
    • § 53.1-116.1:02
      Jailer-issued identification
      § 53.1-120
      Sheriff to provide for courthouse and courtroom security; designation of deputies for such purpose; assessment
      § 53.1-127.3
      Deferred or installment payment agreement for unpaid fees
    • Article 7. Prisoner Programs and Treatment
    • § 53.1-131
      Provision for release of prisoner from confinement for employment, educational or other rehabilitative programs; escape; penalty; disposition of earnings
      § 53.1-131.2
      Assignment to a home/electronic incarceration program; payment to defray costs; escape; penalty
      § 53.1-132
      Furloughs from local work release programs; penalty for violations
  • Chapter 4. Probation and Parole
    • Article 1. Administration Generally
    • § 53.1-136
      Powers and duties of Board; notice of release of certain inmates
    • Article 2. State Probation and Parole Services
    • § 53.1-145
      Powers and duties of probation and parole officers
      § 53.1-150.1
      Contribution by persons on parole
    • Article 3. Procedures Governing Parole
    • § 53.1-154.1
      Authority of Director to recommend parole review; release upon review
      § 53.1-164
      Procedure for return of parolee or felon serving a period of postrelease supervision
      § 53.1-165.1
      Limitation on the application of parole statutes
  • Chapter 5. Community Correctional Facilities and Programs
    • Article 1. Community Facilities for Parolees and Probationers
    • § 53.1-178
      Director to establish standards
      § 53.1-179
      Purchase of services authorized
  • Chapter 6. Commencement of Terms; Credits and Allowances
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 53.1-189
      Forfeiture and restoration of good conduct allowance and earned sentence credits
      § 53.1-191
      Credits allowed in cases of injuries to or extraordinary services performed by prisoners; nonforfeiture of credits hereunder
    • Article 3. Good Conduct Allowances for Persons Committed on or After July 1, 1981
    • § 53.1-199
      Eligibility for good conduct allowance; application
      § 53.1-200
      Conditions for good conduct allowance
    • Article 4. Earned Sentence Credits for Persons Committed Upon Felony Offenses Committed on or After January 1, 1995
    • § 53.1-202.4
      Director to establish certain rules, criteria, etc.
  • Chapter 10. Commitment of Aliens
    • § 53.1-218
      Duty of officer in charge to inquire as to citizenship; notice to federal immigration officer of commitment of alien
      § 53.1-219
      Duty of clerk to furnish copy of complaint, indictment, judgment and sentence
  • Chapter 11. Estates of Prisoners
  • Chapter 13. Death Sentences
    • § 53.1-234
      Transfer of prisoner; how death sentence executed; who to be present
  • Chapter 15. Corrections Private Management Act
    • § 53.1-262
      State correctional facilities; private contracts
      § 53.1-266
      Department shall promulgate regulations