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Mandate 1291

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Powers and duties of probation and parole officers
Purpose of legislation
Section 53.1-145 (6) of the Code of Virginia specifies that regulations governing the probation and parole officer's exercise of authority to order and conduct drug and alcohol screening, and the payment of such testing, shall be promulgated by the Director. The Code goes on in paragraph (7) to specify that the power to carry a concealed weapon shall be in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Director.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 759 (2020)
VAC chapters to be amended Not yet determined.
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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