2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

EMS-Department of Corrections

Item 424.10 #1s

Item 424.10 #1s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Public Safety
Institutions, Division of FY2003 ($33,400,000) FY2004 ($35,300,000) GF
FY2003 -548.00 FY2004 -548.00 FTE

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"424.10 Executive Management (71300)................($33,400,000)      ($35,300,000)
Savings from Management Actions (71301)... ($33,400,000)       ($35,300,000)
Fund Sources: General................................. ($33,400,000)      ($35,300,000)
Authority:  Discretionary Inclusion
A.  The Department of Corrections shall implement the following steps to achieve the budget reductions required in this item:
1.    Close Staunton Correctional Center;
2.    Close Fairfax Correctional Field Unit;
3.    Close Tidewater Detention Center;
4.    Close Appalachian Detention Center;
5.    Close Nottoway Work Center;
6.    Close All Day Reporting Centers;
7.    Close the Intensive Treatment Center at Southampton;
8.    Close and/or downsize regional offices;
9.    Downsize the central or headquarters office; and,
10.  Expand privatization of food services.
B.  In the event that the Department of Corrections contracts to house additional out-of-state prisoners above the projected number of such prisoners as assumed in this act, the Governor shall be authorized to adjust or modify this plan as necessary to accommodate such out-of-state prisoners.
C.  The Department of Corrections shall provide a report on the implementation of these actions to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by July 1, 2002."

(This amendment reduces the budget for the Department of Corrections by $33,400,000 the first year and $35,300,000 the second year from the general fund. A companion amendment to Item 506 eliminates across-the-board reductions for this agency. )