Jail construction, local; State will reimburse up to one-half of capital costs. (HB921)

Introduced By

Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State reimbursement for local jail construction. Increasesthe Commonwealth's reimbursement level for local jail construction, enlargement,or renovation projects from one-fourth of capital costs to one-half of capitalcosts if the project results in a facility with 150 or more beds. Additionally,the bill increases the Commonwealth's reimbursement level for regional jailconstruction, enlargement, or renovation projects that do not meet therequirements of 53.1-81 or 53.1-82 if the project results in a facility with150 or more beds. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081512572
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/15/2008Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB921)
02/08/2008Continued to 2009 in Appropriations
12/04/2008Left in Appropriations