2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Landes
Out-of State Inmates in DOC Facilities (language only)

Item 420 #3h

Item 420 #3h

Public Safety
Institutions, Division of

Page 321, after line 36, insert:
"E.  It is the intent of the General Assembly that until all out-of-compliance state-responsible inmates are removed from local and regional jails in Virginia, the Department of Corrections shall not enter into any new agreements to house adult offenders from other states."

(This amendment states the General Assembly's intent that the Department of Corrections address the state-responsible backlog held in local jails before entering into any new agreements to house out-of-state prisoners.)