2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5003 (Introduced)

Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services

Item C-137

Item C-137 (Not set out)

New Construction:  Construct Permanent Facility for Sexually Violent Predator Program (16973)

The Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, is hereby authorized to design and construct, or permit the design and construction of, a permanent facility for the Sexually Violent Predator Program on state-owned property identified by the Department.  The Department is authorized to enter into a comprehensive agreement pursuant to the Public-Private Partnership Educational Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 for the design and construction of the facility.  The comprehensive agreement shall provide for an operating or capital lease agreement, the term of which shall not exceed 20 years, or financing through the Virginia Public Building Authority in a principal amount not to exceed $33 million. The details of the financial arrangement shall be provided in writing to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees at least 15 days prior to the Department entering into the comprehensive agreement.