(b) The boot camp program shall be subject to termination and sunset, after conduct of performance audit thereon, pursuant to the provisions of article ten, chapter four of this code, five years after the effective date of the creation thereof, together with allowance for subsequent periods applicable to the winding up of the affairs of such boot camp program. The performance audit shall be filed with the president of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Delegates. The performance audit required by this section shall contain all of the following:
(1) A summary of the program as initially established, a summary of all changes in the program made during the period covered by the audit and the reasons for the changes, and a summary of the program as it exists on the date of the preparation of the audit;
(2) A summary of the effectiveness of the program;
(3) An analysis of the total cost of the program, of its cost per inmate who was permitted to serve a sentence to boot camp and who served the entire sentence to boot camp, and of its cost per inmate who was permitted to serve a sentence to boot camp;
(4) A summary of the standards and criteria used by the division of corrections in determining which eligible offenders were permitted to serve their sentence of imprisonment as a sentence to boot camp;
(5) A summary of the characteristics of the eligible offenders who were permitted to serve their sentence of imprisonment as a sentence to boot camp, which summary shall include, but not be limited to, a listing of every offense of which any such eligible offender was convicted or to which any such eligible offender pleaded guilty and in relation to which he or she served a sentence to boot camp, and the total number of such eligible offenders who were convicted of or pleaded guilty to each such offense;
(6) A listing of the number of eligible offenders who were permitted to serve a sentence to boot camp and who did not serve the entire sentence to boot camp, and, to the extent possible, a summary of the length of the terms of imprisonment served by such eligible offenders after they were removed from the program;
(7) A summary of the effect of the program on overcrowding at correctional facilities under the control and authority of the division of corrections;
(8) To the extent possible, an analysis of the rate of the recidivism of eligible offenders who were permitted to serve a sentence to boot camp and who served the entire sentence to boot camp;
(9) Recommendations as to legislative changes to the program that would assist in its operation or that could further alleviate overcrowding at correctional facilities, and recommendations as to whether the program should be expanded.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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