HD4 - Report of the Joint Subcommittee to Study Staffing Levels, Employment Conditions, and Compensation at the Department of Corrections (HJR 522, 2021 SSI)
Pursuant to House Joint Resolution 29 (2020), the Joint Committee of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions; the House Committee on Public Safety; the Senate Committee on the Judiciary; and the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services Studying Staffing Levels, Employment Conditions, and Compensation at the Virginia Department of Corrections was established. The Joint Committee and was scheduled to complete its meetings November 30, 2020, but was unable to meet during the 2020 interim due to complications related to COVID-19 and the 2020 Special Session, so the Joint Committee was continued during the 2021 Special Session I by House Joint Resolution 522 (2021 Special Session I).
The Joint Committee held four meetings during the 2021 interim. The following is a summary of the Joint Committee’s meetings and recommendations.