2000 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

View Item amendments

Division of Community Corrections

Item 443

Item 443

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Community-Based Custody (35000)$7,477,496$7,480,810
Community Non-Residential Custody and Treatment (35004)FY2001 $4,830,024FY2002 $4,833,338
Community Custody and Treatment Services Local Grants and Contracts (35005)FY2001 $2,647,472FY2002 $2,647,472
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $7,477,496FY2002 $7,480,810

Authority: §§ 53.1-179 through 53.1-185.1, Code of Virginia.

A. The Department of Corrections shall provide biannual reports on its progress in implementing the Statewide Community-Based Corrections System for State-Responsible Offenders to the Chairmen of the House Courts of Justice, Health, Welfare and Institutions, and Appropriations Committees and the Senate Courts of Justice, Rehabilitation and Social Services, and Finance Committees.

B. The Department of Corrections shall establish a Detention Center Incarceration Program pursuant to § 53.1-67.8, Code of Virginia, and at least one male and one female Diversion Center Incarceration Program pursuant to § 53.1-67.7, Code of Virginia, in each of its four administrative regions. The Department is also authorized to use for this purpose up to two of its minimum security work centers, and to convert correctional field unit beds to this purpose as required.

C. The Department of Corrections is authorized to continue its contract with the Gemeinschaft Home/Piedmont House for a pilot project using a community-based residential transition program for drug-involved offenders. The Department of Corrections shall, in conjunction with Gemeinschaft Home/Piedmont House, develop an evaluation methodology to determine the impact of this program on the recidivism of drug-involved offenders. The Department shall submit annual reports on the progress of this pilot program to the Governor and the Virginia State Crime Commission.