2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Conference Report)

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New Prison Construction in Charlotte County

Item 387 #4c

Item 387 #4c

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $1,200,000 GF

Page 415, line 16, strike "$64,347,963" and insert "$65,547,963".
Page 418, after line 39, insert:
"M.  Included in this appropriation is $1,200,000 the second year for the Department of Corrections to move forward toward the identification, selection, and acquisition of a site in Charlotte County for a medium security correctional facility, as envisioned in subparagraph I.2. of Item 410 of Chapter 951 of the Acts of Assembly of 2005, including moving forward through the use of the Public-Private Education and Infrastructure Act or such other means as shall be appropriate to meet projected bedspace requirements through fiscal year 2011."

(This amendment provides $1,200,000 the second year from the general fund to contract for the initial architectural and engineering plans and to move forward on the selection of a site for a new adult correctional facility to be located in Charlotte County. Based on the current projected number of state-responsible offenders, this facility will be required by the end of fiscal year 2011.)