Senate Bill No. 177
(By Senators Foster, Browning, Fanning, Jenkins, Minard, Tucker, Wills, Barnes, K. Facemyer, Yost, Williams and Plymale)
[Introduced January 13, 2012; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §25-1-23, relating to the construction of a new one thousand two hundred-bed correctional facility by the Division of Corrections.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §25-1-23, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. ORGANIZATION, INSTITUTIONS AND CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT.
§25-1-23. Division of Corrections authorized to construct a correctional facility.
It is the intent of the Legislature to expedite the siting of, acquisition of land for, and construction of, a one thousand two hundred cell state correctional facility to be operated by the Division of Corrections.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to expedite the construction of a new one thousand two hundred bed correctional facility by the Division of Corrections.
§25-1-23 is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.