2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Committee Approved)

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Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority (language only)

Item 384 #2h

Item 384 #2h

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 335, after line 36, insert:
"f.  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 facility 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 and the planning study to the Department of Corrections by March 1, 2007."

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