2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Abbitt
Greener Pastures Program

Item 390 #2h

Item 390 #2h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2009 $48,000 FY2010 $48,000 GF
FY2009 1.00 FY2010 1.00 FTE

Page 356, line 42, strike "$914,521,739" and insert "$914,569,739".
Page 356, line 42, strike "$914,929,668" and insert "$914,977,668".
Page 360, after line 6, insert:
"J.  Out of the amounts appropriated for Rehabilitation and Treatment Services -- Prisons, $48,000 the first year and $48,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for a program coordinator to operate the Greener Pastures Program, which encourages the development of animal care skill sets by offenders that could improve their ability to reenter society upon their release from secure confinement."

(This amendment provides funding and a position for the implementation of the Greener Pastures program at the Department of Corrections. This program provides prison inmates with the opportunity to learn grooming and training skills through working with retired thoroughbreds.)