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2019 Session

Budget Bill - SB1100 (Introduced)

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Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security

Item 381

Item 381

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Administrative and Support Services (79900)$1,323,142$1,173,142
General Management and Direction (79901)FY2019 $1,323,142FY2020 $1,173,142
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $1,323,142FY2020 $1,173,142

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 2, Article 8, and § 2.2-201, Code of Virginia.


A. The Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security shall present revised six-year state and local juvenile and state and local responsibility adult offender population forecasts to the Governor, the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, and the Chairmen of the House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees by October 15 of each year. The secretary shall ensure that the revised forecast for state-responsible adult offenders shall include an estimate of the number of probation violators included each year within the overall population forecast who may be appropriate for alternative sanctions.


B. The secretary shall continue to work with other secretaries to (i) develop services intended to improve the re-entry of offenders from prisons and jails to general society and (ii) enhance the coordination of service delivery to those offenders by all state agencies. The secretary shall provide a status report on actions taken to improve offender transitional and reentry services, as provided in § 2.2-221.1, Code of Virginia, including improvements to the preparation and provision for employment, treatment, and housing opportunities for those being released from incarceration. The report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 15 of each year.


C. Included in the appropriation for this item is $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the general fund for the Commonwealth's nonfederal cost match requirement to accomplish the United States Corps of Engineers Regional Reconnaissance Flood Control Study for both the Hampton Roads and Northern Neck regions as authorized by the U.S. Congress.


D. The appropriation in this item includes $150,000 the first year from the general fund to fulfill the requirements set forth in § 2.2-222.2, Code of Virginia, and to assess and prioritize the systems that require upgrade to ensure the Commonwealth's goals for interoperability. The Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security shall submit a report detailing costs associated with the upgrade to achieve statewide interoperability to the Governor, the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, and the Department of Planning and Budget by November 1, 2018.