To learn how legislation/bills are passed and become law in Virginia:
Bills passed in the State Senate during 2013 General Assembly:
Bills passed in the State House Delegates during 2013 General Assembly:
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SB 796 (2011) Prisoner Literacy, Education, Therapeutic, vocational rehabilitation with additional "earned" sentence credit (new law). 7.5 earned credits
HB2127(2011) Earned Second Chance Provision Volunteer Tax Credit to pay for SB 796 increase literacy, education, therapeutic and vocational rehabilitation.
HB1632 (2011)Expansion of TANF for former Drug Conviction felons - additional eligibility programs
Restoration of Voting and Civil & Voting Rights (Constitutional amendment (first resolution)
Parole Board: Non-legislative Agenda: Fair and Consistent Parole board hearing decisions for estimated 5,000 parole eligible Virginia prisoners. (Old law)
Ban the Box Employment Application Reform: Localities throughout Virginia. To date Newport News, Richmond have passed legislation when applying for local government employment. Next stop Petersburg, Henrico, and others.
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