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[Repealed] Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities [6 VAC 15 ‑ 80]
Review 570
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 1/15/2001
Review Announcement


Periodic Review of Regulation

Pursuant to Executive Order Number 25 (98), the Virginia Board of Corrections will review the Standards for Planning, Design Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities (6 VAC 15-80) to determine whether the regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained as written. If any changes are deemed necessary, the Department of Corrections will file the appropriate documentation as required by statute of procedures established by the Register of Regulations.

The board and the department seek public comment on the review of this regulation regarding any pertinent issues relating to the standards, including:
(i) whether the regulation if effective in achieving its goals
(ii) whether the regulation is essential to protect the health, safety or welfare of the citizens
(iii) whether there are less burdensome and less intrusive alternatives for achieving the purpose of the regulation
(iv) whether the regulation is clearly written and easily understandable by affected persons

Subject: This regulation governs the planning, design and construction of local correctional facilities for which state reimbursement of costs is requested pursuant to Sections 53.1-80 through 82 of the Code of Virginia. The standards include, but are not limited to, submission schedules for reimbursement requests; requirements for submission of a Community-Based Corrections Plan; methods of reimbursement; project documentation; design requirements for secure local correctional facilities, community custody facilities and lockups. A copy of the regulation can be found at or by contacting the board.

Written or electronically submitted comments may be submitted from January 29, 2001 until 5:00p.m. on March 1, 2001. All comments should be addressed to J. Michael Howerton, Community Corrections/ Local Facilities, 6900 Atmore Drive, Richmond, VA 23225, (804) 674-3251, FAX (804) 674-3525, e-mail address: .
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 1/15/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 2/16/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Not yet specified
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line