2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Diversion of Geriatric Offenders (language only)

Item 387 #3s

Item 387 #3s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 353, following line 13, insert:
"B. The Department of Corrections and the Virginia Parole Board shall report on the comparative costs and benefits of state operation compared to contracting for privately-operated minimum security assisted living or nursing facilities, or other appropriate facilities or programs for lower-risk geriatric offenders.  Copies of the report shall be provided to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by September 1, 2008."
Page 353, line 14, strike "B" and insert "C".
Page 353, line 38, strike "C" and insert "D".

(This amendment directs the Department of Corrections and the Virginia Parole Board to study potential options for diverting lower-risk geriatric offenders from state correctional facilities to alternative facilities or programs.)