2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Committee Approved)

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Sexually Violent Predator Facility (language only)

Item C-137 #1s

Item C-137 #1s

Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of

Page 188, line 11, strike "Not set out."
Page 188, line 11, insert:
"New Construction:  Construct Permanent Facility for Sexually Violent Predator Program (16974)
The Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, is hereby authorized to design and construct, or permit the design and construction of, a permanent facility for the Sexually Violent Predator Program on state-owned property identified by the Department.  The Department is authorized to enter into a comprehensive agreement pursuant to the Public-Private Partnership Educational Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 for the design and construction of the 100-bed facility at a total cost not to exceed $31,594,178The comprehensive agreement shall provide for an operating or capital lease agreement, the term of which shall not exceed 20 years, or financing through the Virginia Public BuildingAuthority in a principal amount not to exceed $33 million. The details of the financial arrangement shall be provided in writing to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees at least 15 days prior to the Department entering into the comprehensive agreement.

(This amendment authorizes the Department of Mental Health to enter into a comprehensive agreement for construction of a Sexually Violent Predator facility. An amendment to SB 30 provides $31.6 million GF for this purpose.)