2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Beaumont Property Conveyance (language only)

Item 440 #3c

Item 440 #3c

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 323, after line 42, insert:
"The Department of Juvenile Justice shall convey to the Department of Conservation and Recreation title to a minimum of 1,500 acres, to include river frontage, of property adjacent to the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center in Powhatan County for the development of a state park.  The Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Conservation and Recreation shall develop a plan to divide the property in such a manner as to maximize recreational opportunities and public access to the park, while ensuring the security of the Correctional Center and an adequate buffer to limit access to the areas immediately adjacent to the Correctional Center.  The plan shall address the ability of the Department of Corrections to continue agribusiness operations on the property and also shall seek to maximize use of adult and juvenile inmate labor to develop the property into a park.  The plan shall be reported to the Secretaries of Public Safety and Natural Resources and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees prior to conveyance of the property, but no later than October 1, 2002."

(This amendment provides authority to develop a plan and convey state-owned property from the Department of Juvenile Justice to the Department of Conservation and Recreation for use as a state park.)