2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hope
Prohibit Remuneration for Operation of Stores in Correctional Facilities

Item 402 #1h

Item 402 #1h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2023 $0 FY2024 $3,680,000 GF

Page 487, line 47, strike "$886,141,761" and insert "$889,821,761".

Page 490, after line 12, insert:

"P. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 53.1-27, Code of Virginia, secure correctional facilities operated by the Department shall not collect profits, commissions, or other remuneration for the operation of stores in correctional facilities."


(This amendment prohibits the Department of Corrections from accepting remuneration for operation of stores in secure correctional facilities, and provides $3.7 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2024 to offset an estimate of the revenue lost due to implementation of the prohibition.)