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Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities [6 VAC 15 ‑ 80]
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Chapter Information
Description These standards govern 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.
State Authority Code of Virginia sections ;53.1-5 ;53.1-68 53.1-80 through ;53.1-82.3 and and 53.1-95
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To clarify areas lacking specificity such as new technologies, facility design styles, and aspects of ADA. To review housing square footage requirements, and update hardward specification criteria, as well as design document requirements.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Bruce  / Policy & Initiatives Unit Manager
Address: 6900 Atmore Drive
Richmond , VA 23225
Email Address: James.Bruce@vadoc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)887-8215    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate 6 VAC 15-81 to replace 6 VAC 15-80 Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (2/5/2018).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Add new Section 6VAC15-80-211and amend definitions to Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/3/2009.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Standards for Planning, Design, Construction & Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/14/2016 after the comment period had ended.
Amend Standards for Planning,Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 7/10/2007 before DPB completed its review.
Amend Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 5/18/2007 after the comment period had ended.