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          Bill No:  SB 863
          Author:   Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee
          Amended:  6/16/14
          Vote:     21

           
          PRIOR VOTES NOT RELEVANT

           ASSEMBLY FLOOR  :  Not available


           SUBJECT  :    Budget Act of 2014:  correctional facilities:   
          construction

           SOURCE  :     Author


           DIGEST  :    This bill provides for statutory changes necessary to  
          enact the public safety provisions of the Budget Act of 2014.

           Assembly Amendments  delete the Senate version of the bill and  
          instead add the current language.

           ANALYSIS  :    This bill makes the following statutory changes:

           Jail construction funding  .  Authorizes $500 million for  
          lease-revenue bond financing for county jail construction  
          projects designed to improve correctional housing, with an  
          emphasis on expanding program and treatment space to manage the  
          adult offender population under its jurisdiction.

           Lease-revenue bonds  .  Allows counties with awards from multiple  
          lease-revenue bond jail financing programs to enter into leases  
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          and agreements with either the Department of Corrections and  
          Rehabilitation or the Board of State and Community Corrections.

           Comments
           
          This bill provides technical clean up to AB 1468 (Assembly  
          Budget Committee) as it pertains to lease-revenue bond financing  
          and county jail construction.

           FISCAL EFFECT  :    Appropriation:  Yes   Fiscal Com.:  Yes    
          Local:  No

          According to the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, this  
          bill authorizes $500 million in lease-revenue bond financing for  
          the construction of county jails.  The funding related to the  
          changes in this bill is contained in the 2014-15 Budget Act.


          JA:k  6/18/14   Senate Floor Analyses 

                         SUPPORT/OPPOSITION:  NONE RECEIVED

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