2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
SEVTC (language only)

Item C-103.05 #3h

Item C-103.05 #3h

Health And Human Resources
Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Department of

Page 570, line 10, before "Notwithstanding", insert "A."
Page 570, after line 20, insert:
"B. The Governor shall suspend the regular capital outlay process and initiate an expedited, fast track capital outlay process to ensure the timely availability of community housing in order to close Southeastern Virginia Training Center by June 30, 2010.  The Governor’s expedited process shall be submitted to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees for approval  by July 15, 2009.  A portion of these funds may be used to temporarily lease community housing for discharged Southeastern Virginia Training Center residents pending completion of acquisition and/or construction of permanent community housing."

(This amendment requires the Governor to fast track the creation of community housing to replace Southeastern Virginia Training Center.)