2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

Evaluation of Reentry Programs

Item 377 #1s

Item 377 #1s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $100,000 GF

Page 419, line 16, strike "$544,951" and insert "$644,951".
Page 419, following line 21, insert:
"Included in this appropriation is $100,000 the second year from the general fund for the Department of Criminal Justice Services for outcome evaluation research to measure the effectiveness of re-entry programs in reducing offender recidivism, under the direction of the Secretary of Public Safety.  An annual report on this research shall be provided to the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Commonwealth's Program for Prisoner Reentry to Society, the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, and the Chairman of the Virginia State Crime Commission, by October 1 of each year."

(This amendment provides $100,000 the second year from the general fund for evaluation of reentry programs. This amount includes $50,000 transferred from the Secretary of Public Safety through a companion amendment to Item 377.)