2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Vogel
DCJS - Jail Substance Abuse Program Grants

Item 393 #4s

Item 393 #4s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $240,000 GF

Page 345, line 14, strike "$76,506,602" and insert "$76,746,602".
Page 347, following line 53, insert:
"I. Included in this appropriation is $240,000 the second year for up to three grants to selected local or regional jails for expansion of prisoner reentry and substance abuse programs that have demonstrated a record of effectiveness in reducing offender recidivism.  A report on the evaluation of existing programs, including the Kingdom Life Ministries program at the Richmond City Jail, and the award of new grants shall be provided to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by January 1, 2014."

(This amendment provides $240,000 from the general fund the second year for up to three grants to support the expansion of prisoner reentry and drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, based on the successful volunteer-based model developed by Kingdom Life Ministries in the Richmond City Jail.)