2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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State Ward Per Diem - Increase to $50

Item 479 #1c

Item 479 #1c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of FY2001 $150,000 FY2002 $150,000 GF

Page 330, line 44, strike "$72,071,266" and insert "$72,221,266".
Page 330, line 44, strike "$54,402,282" and insert "$54,552,282".
Page 331, after line 30, insert:
"D.  The Department of Juvenile Justice shall reimburse localities, pursuant to § 66-15, Code of Virginia, at the rate of $50 per day for housing juveniles who have been committed to the Department, for each day after the Department has received a valid commitment order and other pertinent information as required by § 16.1-287, Code of Virginia."

(This amendment provides $150,000 each year from the general fund to increase the level of state reimbursement to $50 per day for local and regional juvenile detention facilities housing juveniles who are considered state-responsible.)