2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Boysko
DOC - Increase Food Budget

Item 402 #5s

Item 402 #5s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2023 $0 FY2024 $19,771,466 GF

Page 487, line 46, strike "$886,141,761" and insert "$905,913,227".

Page 490, after line 12, insert:

"Included in the appropriation for this item is $19,771,466 the second year from the general fund to increase the Department of Correction's food budget. All funds must be exhausted and shall only be used for the purpose of inmate food."


(This amendment provides an additional $19.8 million GF the second year for Department of Corrections' food budget, with the goal of increasing daily per inmate food expenditures from $2.20 to $4.40, as recommended in the October 2022 workgroup report entitled "Reduction or Elimination of Costs and Fees Charged to Inmates in State Correctional Facilities.)