2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Study on Restitution Provisions for Juveniles (language only)

Item 23 #1c

Item 23 #1c

Legislative Department
Virginia State Crime Commission


Page 22, line 2, before "Included" insert "A."

Page 22, after line 4, insert:

"B. The Virginia State Crime Commission shall conduct a study on juvenile restitution including: (i) the frequency of court-ordered juvenile restitution in the Commonwealth; (ii) the average amount of restitution ordered; (iii) the percentage of juveniles who pay court-ordered restitution in full; (iv) the percentage of juveniles penalized for failure to pay restitution; (v) the percentage of victims completely compensated with restitution; and (vi) the demographics of juveniles ordered to pay restitution and make recommendations based on its findings to make the juvenile restitution process more rehabilitative while ensuring victims of crimes are compensated. The Commission shall report its findings and recommendations by November 30, 2024.”


(This amendment directs the Virginia Crime Commission to study juvenile restitution practices in Virginia and to make recommendations based on its findings by November 30, 2024.)