1997 Session

Budget Bill - SB700 (Introduced)

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Department of Corrections

Item 452

Item 452

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Administrative and Support Services (37900)$24,427,010$22,372,399
General Management and Direction (37901)FY1997 $4,855,808FY1998 $4,855,247
Computer Services (37902)FY1997 $4,969,793FY1998 $2,917,731
Accounting and Budgeting Services (37903)FY1997 $4,331,697FY1998 $4,330,414
Architectural and Engineering Services (37904)FY1997 $2,301,200FY1998 $2,300,946
Personnel Services (37914)FY1997 $1,070,667FY1998 $1,070,216
Procurement and Distribution (37918)FY1997 $6,897,845FY1998 $6,897,845
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1997 $21,686,827FY1998 $21,683,589
SpecialFY1997 $2,740,183FY1998 $688,810

Authority: Title 53.1, Chapter 1, and section 9-170, Code of Virginia.

A. The Director of Corrections shall identify on the Population Survey of Local Correctional Facilities (Tuesday Report) the number of inmates held in each local and regional jail in violation of § 53.1-20, Code of Virginia. The report shall also identify the rate of crowding in each local and regional jail as a result of such non-compliance and the efforts undertaken by the Department to comply with § 53.1-20, Code of Virginia. This report shall be provided on a monthly basis to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Health, Welfare and Institutions and Appropriations and the Senate Committees on Rehabilitation and Social Services and Finance.

B. A joint subcommittee composed of members of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, appointed by the respective chairmen, shall study issues relating to the capital costs, financing and reimbursement mechanisms, and adult offender bedspace needs involving local and regional jail construction and operations. The joint subcommittee shall report its findings and recommendations not later than December 20, 1996.

C.1. Included within this appropriation is $2,051,373 in the first year from nongeneral funds for implementation of the agency's automated commissary system. This system must be consistent with the agency's September 1, 1995, Information Management Plan and the agency's automation modernization initiative. The funding to support this appropriation is to come from profits projected to be generated by the commissary operations.

2. The Department of Corrections shall not proceed with its automation modernization plan until concurrence is reached with approval is granted by the Secretary of Public Safety, Treasury Board the State Treasurer and the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget. The Council on Information Management and the Department of Information Technology must concur in the general technical aspects of the plan and on the most appropriate and cost-effective implementation approach. The Department shall present a final automation modernization implementation report for consideration, with appropriate financing, benefits, and payment options, to the Secretary of Public Safety and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees not later than July 1, 1996 1997.