1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Private juvenile correctional center (language only)

Item 501 #1c

Item 501 #1c

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 298, strike lines 5 through 11 and insert:
"The General Assembly finds that a request-for-proposals having been issued and a prime vendor having been selected, the Department may not enter into any contract for the construction and/or operation of a 225-bed juvenile correctional center until the following".

(This amendment clarifies legislative intent with respect to the authority for the Department of Juvenile Justice to enter into a contract for a private juvenile correctional center. The intent is to preserve efforts to date by the agency and vendor until such time as additional juvenile correctional facilities are needed.)