2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Southwest Virginia Regional Jail (language only)

Item 417 #4c

Item 417 #4c

Public Safety
Community Corrections, Division of

Page 310, line 29, after "C.", insert "1."
Page 310, after line 40, insert:
"2.  Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Washington and Wise Counties and the Town of Norton are hereby exempted from the provisions of paragraph C 1 in order to proceed in planning for a regional jail project to be located in Southwest Virginia."

(This amendment exempts the listed counties from the moratorium on Board of Corrections approval of jail projects for development of a regional jail serving Southwest Virginia. Approval of this project by the Board of Corrections shall be conditioned upon prior approval by the Compensation Board of a staffing plan for the regional jail serving these jurisdictions.)