1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Loudoun County jail (language only)

Item 486 #1c

Item 486 #1c

Public Safety
Community Corrections, Division of

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"5.  To replace facilities which have been decertified by the Board of Corrections or which do not comply with Board of Corrections standards when such replacement does not result in a net increase in the operational bed capacity as defined by the Department of Corrections.  Exceptions for this purpose may be granted only when the Board of Corrections is satisfied that efforts by the requesting governmental entity to find a regional jail solution have been fully exhausted."

(This amendment allows the Board of Corrections to approve jail construction projects for state reimbursement when the new facility replaces an older facility which has been decertified or which does not meet standards, as long as the replacement facility does not create a net increase in jail capacity and efforts to find a regional jail solution have been fully exhausted.)