SB1551: Central Virginia Training Center; closure prohibited without General Assembly authorization.


SENATE BILL NO. 1551
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Finance
on February 1, 2017)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Newman)
A BILL to prohibit the closure of the Central Virginia Training Center without General Assembly authorization.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That, notwithstanding any plan for the closure of training centers developed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services currently in place, the Central Virginia Training Center shall not be subject to closure unless specifically authorized by the General Assembly.

SENATE BILL NO. 1551

Offered January 20, 2017
A BILL to prohibit the closure of the Central Virginia Training Center until July 1, 2029.
Patron-- Newman

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That, notwithstanding any plan for the closure of training centers developed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services currently in place, the Central Virginia Training Center shall not be subject to closure and shall remain open until July 1, 2029 and continue to accept new admissions of individuals with intellectual disability for whom treatment in a training center is appropriate.