2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Quayle
Co-Patron(s): Locke, Lucas
Hampton Roads Reg. Jail (language only)

Item 416 #2s

Item 416 #2s

Public Safety
Community Corrections, Division of

Page 319, following line 19, insert:
"4. The Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority, in order to proceed in planning for an expansion project for the secure detention space at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail complex and/or within the local jurisdictions.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 53.1-82.3, Code of Virginia, the Authority may submit the required community-based corrections plan, facility specifications, and the expected financing costs to the Department of Corrections and State Board of Corrections prior to March 1, 2005.  Furthermore, the Governor may include a recommendation for funding such project for consideration by the General Assembly at its 2005 Session."

(This amendment provides an exception to the moratorium on approval by the Board of Corrections of new jail construction projects, to permit the proposed expansion project for the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority at the regional jail complex and/or within the local jurisdictions to be considered by the Board of Corrections.)