2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McEachin
Co-Patron(s): Watkins
Richmond City Jail (language only)

Item 388 #1s

Item 388 #1s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 354, after line 48 insert:
"g. The City of Richmond, in order to proceed in planning for replacement of the existing jail.  The city shall also explore the feasibility of joining with other localities in a regional jail project to replace the existing jail."

(This amendment authorizes the City of Richmond to move forward through the statutory planning process to request the approval of the State Board of Corrections for a jail construction project to replace the existing city jail, and encourages the city to consider partnering with other localities to propose a regional jail project.)