2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Governor Warner
Out-of-state Inmate Revenue to Offset Cuts (language only)

Item 421 #4h

Item 421 #4h

Public Safety
Institutions, Division of

Page 313, line 37, after "Fund.", strike the remainder of the line.
Page 313, strike lines 38 through 41.
Page 313, line 37, after "Fund.", insert:
"The Department of Corrections is authorized to contract with other governmental entities to house more inmates from those jurisdictions than the 1,577 upon which this appropriation is predicated.  Any additional revenue accruing to the Fund may be used by the department to offset reductions in its general fund appropriation, after all state expenses resulting from the housing of such additional inmates have been taken into account."

(This amendment allows Department of Corrections to use any increase in out of state inmate revenue, above that projected, to offset budget cuts.)