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2014 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission

Item 47

Item 47

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Adjudicatory Research, Planning, and Coordination (32400)$1,098,755$1,100,273
Adjudicatory Research and Planning (32403)FY2015 $1,098,755FY2016 $1,100,273
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $1,028,748FY2016 $1,030,242
SpecialFY2015 $70,007FY2016 $70,031

Authority: Title 17.1, Chapter 8, Code of Virginia; Section 19.2-303.6, Code of Virginia


A. For any fiscal impact statement prepared by the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission pursuant to § 30-19.1:4, Code of Virginia, for which the commission does not have sufficient information to project the impact, the commission shall assign a minimum fiscal impact of $50,000 to the bill and this amount shall be printed on the face of each such bill, but shall not be codified.  The provisions of § 30-19.1:4, paragraph H. shall be applicable to any such bill.


B.1. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 19.2-303.5, Code of Virginia, the provisions of that section shall not expire on July 1, 2012, but shall continue in effect until July 1, 2015, and may be implemented in up to four sites.


2. The Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission, with the concurrence of the chief judge of the circuit court and the Commonwealth's attorney of the locality, shall designate each immediate sanction probation program site.  The Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission shall develop guidelines and procedures for implementing the program, administer the program, and evaluate the results of the program.  As part of its administration of the program, the commission shall designate a standard, validated substance abuse assessment instrument to be used by probation and parole districts to assess probationers subject to the immediate sanction probation program.  The commission shall also determine outcome measures and collect data for evaluation of the results of the program at the designated sites.  The commission shall present a report on the implementation of the immediate sanction probation program, including recidivism results to the Chief Justice, Governor, and the Chairmen of the House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Senate Finance Committee by November 1, 2015.