2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Technical Amendments to DGS Review of Local and Regional Jail Projects (language only)

Item 385 #1c

Item 385 #1c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections


Page 437, line 39, after "5.", insert "a."

Page 437, line 39, after "Jails", insert "(the Board)".

Page 437, line 39, strike "Department of" and insert "Board".

Page 437, strike "Corrections".

Page 437, line 41, after "August 1," strike the remainder of the line and insert:

"all submittal elements of a Planning Study or its equivalent, and such other essential documents and forms as may be appropriate to determine building cost summary, costs for upgrades, including, but not limited to, costs for upgrades to doors, windows, HVAC, and security systems, construction, expansion, and renovation of existing jail facilities; any existing design document for each project; the detailed list of the Board-approved costs; and".

Page 437, strike lines 42 through 44.

Page 437, line 45, strike "approved costs, and any".

Page 437, line 46, strike "October" and insert "September".

Page 437, line 47, strike "1," and insert "15,".

Page 437, line 49, strike "1" and insert "15".

Page 438, after line 2, insert:

"b. The State Board of Local and Regional Jails, in consultation with DGS, shall evaluate and amend, if necessary, its Standards for Planning, Design, Construction, and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities, to enable the Board to collect detailed data necessary for DGS to conduct a cost review process of projects approved by the Board."


(This language-only amendment makes technical changes to provisions that require the Department of General Services to review capital projects for local or regional jails to which the state contributes funding. Specifically, these amendments streamline the processes utilized by the Department and the State Board of Local and Regional Jails to facilitate these reviews.)