1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Field training officer program

Item 469 #2h

Item 469 #2h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY1999 $212,000 FY2000 $212,000 GF

Page 277, line 19, strike "$2,807,582" and insert "$3,019,582".
Page 277, line 19, strike "$3,409,598" and insert "$3,621,598".

(This amendment provides $212,000 general fund each year to implement a field training officer program that will formalize and strengthen the on-the-job training program which follows basic correctional officer training. This amendment is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission study (HJR 465, 1997) on staffing in the Department of Corrections and is intended to improve officer retention.)