2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Increase Sex Offender Treatment in Prisons

Item 400 #2c

Item 400 #2c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2021 $0 FY2022 $471,420 GF
FY2021 0.00 FY2022 5.00 FTE

Page 476, line 30, strike "$821,331,843" and insert "$821,803,263".

Page 478, after line 25 insert:

"N. Out of this appropriation, $471,420 the second year from the general fund is provided to fund five positions to implement the recommendations of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security's workgroup on Access to Sex Offender Treatment."


(This amendment adds $471,420 from the general fund and five positions in the second year to partially fund the short-term recommendations that were included in the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security's November 2020 Report "Access to Sex Offender Treatment in Virginia Prisons." Funding is included for two offender management positions to screen for sex offender risk at the beginning of an inmate's sentence and three positions in the sex offender services unit to increase the number of sex offender treatment providers dedicated to the provision of sex offender services.)