2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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DOC Manpower Study (language only)

Item 386 #3s

Item 386 #3s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 415, line 14, after "approval." insert:
"Copies of the plan as approved shall be provided to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees."
"H.  The  Department of Corrections shall review the population and labor force projections for those jurisdictions in Virginia in which correctional facilities are currently located or may potentially be located in the future.  The department's review shall include consideration of manpower development strategies that may be required to ensure an adequate labor supply for current and future correctional facilities.  The Department shall consult with the Department of Human Resources Management, the Virginia Employment Commission, and the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia in the preparation of this review.  An interim summary shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by October 1, 2007, with a final report to be provided by June 30, 2008."

(This amendment directs the Department of Corrections to consider the demographic and labor market projections that will affect the staffing of its current and future correctional facilities.)