2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Jail "Weekender" Fees (language only)

Item 70 #1s

Item 70 #1s

Compensation Board

Page 57, following line 18, insert:
"N. Notwithstanding Section 53.1-131.1 of the Code of Virginia, a Sheriff or a regional jail superintendent may charge a fee of up to $20 per day for each offender housed in the jail, if the offender is serving time on weekends or on nonconsecutive days, solely for the purpose of defraying the cost of such weekend or nonconsecutive incarceration."

(This amendment authorizes Sheriffs or regional jail superintendents to increase the fee for incarceration on weekends or nonconsecutive days to not more than $20 per day.)