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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Plan for Disposition of Vacant Properties (language only)

Item 320 #11s

Item 320 #11s

Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Language

Page 334, after line 22, insert:

"AA.  The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall establish a workgroup to inventory the department's vacant and surplus properties and buildings and develop a plan for the potential disposition of those properties.  The plan shall include various cost options for the demolition of buildings, environmental remediation, options to fund bond defeasance costs, or other costs necessary to prepare the property to be sold or utilized for a different purpose.  The workgroup shall initially focus on the Central Virginia Training Center in Madison Heights, the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville, vacant buildings at the Southwestern Virgina Mental Health Institute in Marion, and the previous Southern Virginia Training Center in Petersburg.  The department shall submit the plan by November 15, 2020 to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees."



Explanation

(This amendment directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to develop a plan with cost estimates in order to prepare vacant properties for disposition.)