Petition Update

AB 111

cristina walker-lewis
thousand oaks, CA

Dec 8, 2012 — AB 111 (Committee on Budget)
Criminal justice realignment.
Existing law requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, participating counties, and the State Public Works Board to acquire, design, and construct local jail facilities approved by the Corrections Standards Authority. Existing law authorizes the State Public Works Board to issue revenue bonds, notes, or bond anticipation notes in the amounts of $750,000,000 and $470,000,000 to finance the acquisition, design, or construction, and a reasonable construction reserve, of approved local jail facilities, as specified. The funds derived from those revenue bonds, notes, or bond anticipation notes are continuously appropriated for the purposes described above. Existing law requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the Corrections Standards Authority to give funding preference to counties that assist the state in siting specified facilities. Existing law also prohibits the department and the a