2012 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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HB 624--Provide Woodrum appropriation for Sex Offender Registry legislation

Item 389 #2h

Item 389 #2h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2013 $50,000 FY2014 $0 GF

Page 285, line 34, strike "$97,629,073" and insert "$97,679,073".
Page 287, line 18, strike "$12,128,309" and insert "$12,178,309".
Page 287, after line 32, insert:
"g. To require juveniles convicted of certain sexual offenses to register as a sex offender--$50,000."

(This amendment provides the "Woodrum" appropriation for House Bill 624, which would require juveniles 13 years old or older convicted of rape, forcible sodomy, or object penetration to register in the Sex Offender Registry. 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".))