2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Culpeper County Jail (language only)

Item 416 #1c

Item 416 #1c

Public Safety
Community Corrections, Division of

Page 390, after line 30, insert:
"5. Culpeper County, in order to proceed in planning for a new local jail facility estimated at 150 beds.  Notwithstanding the provisions of § 53.1-82.3, Code of Virginia, Culpeper County may submit the required studies as prescribed by the Board of Corrections' Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities, to the Department of Corrections and State Board of Corrections for review prior to March 1, 2006.  Furthermore, the Governor may include a recommendation for funding such project for consideration by the General Assembly at its 2007 Session.  Included within the required submissions to the Department from Culpeper County shall be a report indicating the costs and benefits to the county of developing a regional jail, and documentation that the county has determined whether or not there is interest among surrounding jurisdictions in developing a regional jail project."

(This amendment permits the Board of Corrections to consider the request for Culpeper County to proceed with planning for a new local jail. The amendment also adjusts the deadline for submission of the required plan for this project to March 1, 2006, and requires the county to study the costs and benefits of a regional jail.)