2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Authorize Closing Facilities (language only)

Item 408 #1s

Item 408 #1s

Public Safety
Corrections, Central Activities, Department of

Page 307, after line 55, insert:
"E.  In order to implement appropriation reductions set out in other provisions of this act, the Department of Corrections is authorized to close residential facilities in the Division of Community Corrections and the Division of Institutions.  In the case of any residential or office facility which has associated with it any contract or lease subject to the appropriation of state funds, if the closing of that facility is included in a plan approved by the Governor and the General Assembly to reduce overall operating expenses of the department, it shall be assumed that no appropriation is available to carry out the terms of the contract or lease."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)