2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell Robert B.
HB 607 - Expand Definition of Violent Felony Offenses

Item 394 #24h

Item 394 #24h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2017 $50,000 FY2018 $0 GF

Page 334, line 28, strike "$99,727,076" and insert "$99,777,076".

Page 336, line 17, strike "$300,000" and insert "$350,000".

Page 336, after line 29, insert:

“7. House Bill 607 -- $50,000.”


(This amendment provides an appropriation to the Corrections Special Reserve Fund to reflect the estimated impact on utilization of beds in the Commonwealth’s Adult Correctional Centers resulting in changes in criminal sentencing pursuant to House Bill 607, which adds to the definition of violent felony for the purposes of the sentencing guidelines the following prostitution-related offenses: (i) solicitation of prostitution from a minor, (ii) pandering, (iii) procuring a person for prostitution, and (iv) receiving money from the earnings of a prostitute.)