More Than $1 Billion Requested Under AB900, Phase II

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Corrections Standards Authority (CSA), under AB 900 Local Jail Construction Financing Program, Phase II, released specifics on all applications received by Jan. 11, 2011. Divided into large, medium and small counties, based upon population numbers, each grouping sought well over the funds currently available.

The large counties including Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, Kern and Sacramento, requested $500,000; and $300,000 is the currently available amount.

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California Report: Jail Construction Funding Update

Nick WarnerThe State of California, having now enacted historic criminal justice realignment, continues to pursue AB 900 projects for local jail construction as part of the ongoing efforts and commitment to increasing local jail capacity. On October 7th the Corrections Standards Authority (CSA) released the AB 900 Phase II Request for Applications.

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