2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

Chatham Prison #2

Item C-161.10 #1c

Item C-161.10 #1c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Public Safety
Corrections, Central Activities, Department of FY2005 $73,553,000 FY2006 $0 NGF

Page 415, after line 3, insert:
"Prior to beginning this project, the Secretary of Public Safety shall certify to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees the need for the medium security correctional facility in Pittsylvania County.  The Secretary's certification shall be based on the forecast of state-responsible inmates from the Offender Population Report."

"C-161.10 Construct Medium Security Correctional Facility in Pittsylvania County
Fund Sources: Bond Proceeds

(This amendment authorizes $73.6 million in VPBA bonds to construct a second medium security correctional facility at the Chatham Correctional Field Unit in Pittsylvania County. The new facility is expected to open in October 2006. A companion amendment to the Treasury Board in Item 296 provides funding for the debt service for this project.)