2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Conference Report)

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New River Regional Jail (language only)

Item 384 #2c

Item 384 #2c

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 411, after line 45, insert:
"n. The New River Valley Regional Jail Authority, in order to proceed in planning for an expansion of the existing regional jail facility.  Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 53.1-80 through 53.1-82, Code of Virginia, the Authority may submit the required community-based corrections plan, facility specifications, and expected construction and other project costs to the Department of Corrections for review prior to March 1, 2007.  Furthermore, upon approval by the State Board of Corrections, the Governor may include a recommendation for funding such project for consideration by the General Assembly at its 2008 Session."

(This amendment authorizes the New River Valley Regional Jail Authority to proceed with planning for an expansion to the regional jail.)