2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Abbitt
Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority (language only)

Item 384 #4h

Item 384 #4h

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 335, after line 36, insert:
"5.  The Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority to build a new facility to replace the Appomattox and Amherst County jails and replace the beds at the Moneta facilility operated by the Authority.  Amherst and Appomattox Counties would become members of the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority.  Notwithstanding the provisions of § 53.1-82.3, Code of Virginia, the Authority shall submit required community-based corrections plans, facility specifications, and the expected financing costs to the Department of Corrections by April 2007."

(This amendment provides an exemption to the moratorium on the submission of planning documents for local jail construction to the Board of Corrections.)