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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 81. Standards for Planning, Design, Construction, and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities
4/8/2020

6VAC15-81-100. Document Submission Schedule and Method.

Part II
Submission of a Community Based Corrections Plan

Article 1
General

A. Prior to preparation of a community based corrections plan (CBCP) as required by § 53.1-82.1 of the Code of Virginia, any city or county or combination thereof intending to seek reimbursement for a jail project shall contact the Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit to have a meeting to discuss the requirement of completing a CBCP.

B. All documents in this section shall be submitted to the department in accordance with the budgeting time schedule as outlined in § 53.1-82.3 of the Code of Virginia or the appropriation act.

C. Documents shall be as follows:

1. Needs assessment. Four paper copies and one electronic copy of the community based corrections plan, prepared in accordance with this article, shall be submitted to the Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit. A needs assessment is not required for projects that do not increase bed capacity and for which the owner does not seek state reimbursement for construction, staffing, or operating cost.

2. Planning study. Three paper copies and one electronic copy of the planning study, prepared in accordance with this article, shall be submitted to Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit.

3. Minor renovation project. Three paper copies and one electronic copy of minor renovation project information prepared in accordance with 6VAC15-81-280 and 6VAC15-81-290 shall be submitted to Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit. A needs assessment is not required for minor renovation projects that do not increase capacity.

4. Modifications. Three paper copies and one electronic copy of minor renovation project information prepared in accordance with 6VAC15-81-280 and 6VAC15-81-290 shall be submitted to Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit.

5. Resolution and cooperative service agreement. Two paper copies and one electronic copy of minor renovation project information prepared in accordance with 6VAC15-81-280 and 6VAC15-81-290 shall be submitted to Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit.

An executed cooperative service agreement, where applicable, and resolution shall be submitted to the reviewing authority prior to board consideration of the project. The owner shall submit the following to the Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit:

a. Single locality facility. An ordinance or resolution of the local governing body requesting reimbursement funding.

b. Multijurisdictional facility not qualifying for regional jail status reimbursement pursuant to § 53.1-81 of the Code of Virginia. A joint resolution of or individual resolutions from the local governing bodies requesting reimbursement funding.

c. Regional jail board or jail authority facility. Pursuant to § 53.1-81, a joint resolution of or individual resolutions from the governing bodies of the established regional jail board or a resolution from the regional jail authority requesting reimbursement funding and a cooperative service agreement detailing the financial and operational responsibilities of the participating jurisdictions or jail authority.

6. Financing method. If the project is being financed, detailed information on the financing and financing method shall be provided to the Treasury Board in accordance with its requirements.

The reviewing authority shall verify documentation has been received by required deadlines and are correct, and advise the locality of any errors or discrepancies in their submittal.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

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