2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Portsmouth City Jail (language only)

Item 388 #11s

Item 388 #11s

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 354, following line 48, insert:
"g. The Hampton Roads Regional Jail, in order to proceed to planning for additional space at the existing regional jail complex in Portsmouth, in order to accommodate the closure of the existing Portsmouth City Jail.  No state funds shall be approved for any capital costs associated with the renovation, enlargement, or replacement of the existing Portsmouth City Jail on its existing site."

(This amendment authorizes the Hampton Roads Regional Jail to submit a community based corrections plan and planning study for an expansion of the regional jail to the Board of Corrections for its review and approval. Upon approval by the Board of Corrections, the Commonwealth will reimburse the authority for up to 50 percent of the approved capital cost of the facility expansion.)