1997 Session

Budget Bill - SB700 (Introduced)

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Department of Correctional Education

Item 471

Item 471

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$2,125,837$2,125,529
General Management and Direction (19901)FY1997 $2,125,837FY1998 $2,125,529
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1997 $1,789,327FY1998 $1,789,019
Federal TrustFY1997 $336,510FY1998 $336,510

Authority: §§ 22.1-339 through 22.1-345, Code of Virginia.

A. The Board of Correctional Education, with assistance from the Department of Correctional Education, shall examine the feasibility of utilizing teaching contracts between the Board and its instructional employees, in lieu of classified employment, to establish the compensation and performance levels of teachers employed to work in the adult and juvenile corrections system. In conducting this study, the Board shall consult with teaching employees of the Department and with the Department of Education. The Board shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 1996.

B. Although required to comply with § 9-6.18 of the Virginia Register Act (§ 9-6.15 et seq.), the Department of Correctional Education is exempted from the provisions of the Administrative Process Act (§ 9-6.14:1 et seq.) for the sole purpose of promulgating regulations necessary to implement privatization of educational services in correctional facilities, except to the extent that such regulations are specifically made subject to §§ 9-6.14:14.1, 9-6.14:21 and 9-6.14:22.