2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Prison Faith-Based Programs

Item 420 #2c

Item 420 #2c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Public Safety
Institutions, Division of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $200,000 NGF

Page 393, line 10, strike "$407,523,989" and insert "$407,723,989".
Page 393, line 23, strike  "$525,000" and insert "$725,000".
Page 393, line 29, strike the second "$300,000" and insert "$500,000".
Page 393, after line 33, insert:
"4.  The Department of Corrections shall review and identify options for providing ongoing sources of nongeneral fund support for providing faith-based services to inmates.  In conducting this review, the Department shall consult with organizations that provide such services to inmates as well as correctional systems in other states.  A report on the results of this review shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 15, 2005."

(This amendment provides an additional $200,000 the second year from nongeneral funds to expand inmate faith-based service programs. The source of funds is profits from inmate commissary operations.)