1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reynolds
Juvenile Detention Homes - 50% Funding

Item 497 #2s

Item 497 #2s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $2,500,000 GF

Page 375, line 30, strike "$52,278,267" and insert "$54,778,267".
Page 376, line 16, insert:
"3. The Board of Juvenile Justice, when committing or approving the state share of the cost of construction and renovation of local or regional detention homes, group homes or related facilities, may consider such construction and renovation projects as separate and distinct for purposes of reimbursement for the state share of the construction phase and the renovation phase.  The Board of Juvenile Justice shall clearly identify the approved state share for each phase in any resolution so adopted.".

(This amendment provides $2,500,000 the second year from the general fund to enable the Department of Juvenile Justice to reimburse the local and regional juvenile detention homes at a level equal to 50 percent of their total operating costs. In addition, this amendment includes language permitting the Board of Juvenile Justice to consider the construction and renovation of local and regional facilities as separate and distinct projects for purposes of reimbursement of the state share of the capital cost.)