2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Jail Moratorium (language only)

Item 416 #3h

Item 416 #3h

Public Safety
Community Corrections, Division of

Page 391, after line 44, insert:
"G.  The Roanoke County-Salem Jail, in order to proceed in planning for a construction or expansion project. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 53.1-82.3, Code of Virginia, the governing bodies of this proposed facility 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 for review prior to May 1, 2005. Furthermore, the Governor may include a recommendation for funding such project for consideration by the General Assembly at its 2006 session.  The review by the Board of Corrections of this project shall be consistent with Paragraphs D and E of Item 416 and Item 420 D of the Appropriation Act of 2004-06."

(This amendment exempts the Roanoke County-Salem Jail from the moratorium on jail construction or expansion projects.)