2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Puckett
Co-Patron(s): Reynolds, Wampler
New River Regional Jail (language only)

Item 384 #2s

Item 384 #2s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 411, following line 45, insert:
"n. The New River Valley Regional Jail Authority, in order to proceed in planning for an expansion project for the existing regional jail facility.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 53.1-82.3, Code of Virginia, the Authority may submit the required Community-Based Corrections Plan/Planning Study, facility specifications, and the expected construction and other project costs to the Department of Corrections and State Board 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 for 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.)