2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Group Home Construction Moratorium (language only)

Item 443 #1c

Item 443 #1c

Public Safety
Juvenile Justice, Department of

Page 408, line 1, after "A.", insert "1."
Page 408, after line 11, insert:
"2. The Crossroads Community Youth Home operated by the Colonial Group Home Commission shall be exempt from the provisions of paragraph A. The Commission may proceed with the Planning Study as required by the Board of Juvenile Justice regulations promulgated pursuant to § 16.1-309.5, Code of Virginia. The Board is further authorized to consider for approval the replacement of the present facility and the construction of a new facility at a location to be determined by the Commission. Such approval by the Board shall include a statement noting that such approval is subject to the availability of funds and approval of the General Assembly at its next regular session."

(This amendment exempts the Crossroads Community Youth Home (serving Gloucester, James City and York Counties and the City of Williamsburg) from the existing moratorium on the construction, enlargement, or renovation of group homes.)