2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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VSU - Review Potential Use of Inmates for Demolition of Vacant Buildings (language only)

Item 230 #2s

Item 230 #2s

Education: Higher Education
Virginia State University


Page 192, after line 6, insert:

"G.  Virginia State University shall work with the Department of Corrections to evaluate the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of using inmate labor to assist in the demolition of vacant buildings on University property.  The University shall develop a plan that includes an inventory of all vacant buildings on campus and an estimated cost of demolition using inmate labor.  The University shall report its findings to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 1, 2016."


(This amendment requires Virginia State University to work with the Department of Corrections to determine if it is feasible and cost-effective to use inmates in assisting with demolition of older vacant buildings on campus.)