2012 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Alter total Woodrum impact in HB 30 (language only)

Item 389 #10h

Item 389 #10h

Public Safety
Corrections, Department of

Page 287, line 18, strike "$12,128,309", and insert "$12,331,667".

(This amendment updates the level of funding required by statute for the correctional system impacts associated with those bills increasing penalties for criminal activity approved by the House of Delegates. State law requires that any legislation that would result in an increase in the prison population over the succeeding six years from its enactment be accompanied by an appropriation that would cover the increased prison operating costs in one year resulting from the additional inmates. (This is often referred to as the "Woodrum amendment".))