2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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Patrick-Henry-Martinsville Regional Jail (language only)

Item 384 #7s

Item 384 #7s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 411, following line 45, insert:
"n. Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 53.1-80 through 53.1-82, Code of Virginia, Patrick and Henry Counties and the City of Martinsville may submit the required community-based corrections plan, facility specifications, and expected financing costs to the Department of Corrections by March 1, 2008.  Furthermore, the Governor may include a recommendation for funding such project for consideration by the General Assembly at its 2009 Session."

(This amendment authorizes the Counties of Patrick and Henry and the City of Martinsville to submit plans for a new regional jail to the Department of Corrections by March 1, 2008, should they elect to create a regional jail. These localities would be eligible to receive up to fifty percent state reimbursement for the capital cost of the regional jail, subject to approval of the project by the State Board of Corrections.)