2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hogan
Provide Additional Staff for Blue Ridge Regional Jail

Item 69 #1h

Item 69 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Compensation Board FY2009 $0 FY2010 $291,195 GF

Page 48, line 4, strike "$399,264,794" and insert "$399,555,989".
Page 52, after line 36, insert:
"P.  Out of the amounts appropriated for Financial Assistance for Regional Jail Operations, $291,195 the second year from the general fund is provided for the costs associated with the expansion of the Blue Ridge Regional Jail."

(This amendment provides funding to support 13 additional regional jail officers, two additional cooks, and one additional medical position required for an expansion of the Halifax facility of Blue Ridge Regional Jail. Staffing is based upon a review and recommendation by the Department of Corrections for the opening of the new capacity on November 1, 2009. A companion amendment to Item 76 provides the necessary positions supporting this funding.)