1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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New State Troopers

Item 449 #1h

Item 449 #1h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Public Safety
State Police, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $5,400,000 NGF
FY1997 0.00 FY1998 105.00 FTE

Page 292, line 50, strike "$102,390,459" and insert "$107,790,459".
Page 293, after line 23, insert:
"C.  The amount for Crime Detection, Investigation, and Apprehension includes $5,400,000 the second year from nongeneral funds for 105 new trooper positions.  It is the intent of the General Assembly that these positions be used by the Department to expand its efforts in narcotics interdiction, urban violent crime, teen drug abuse, rural patrol coverage, and reducing incident response time."

(This amendment provides funding for additional state trooper positions and sets forth legislative intent regarding their use. The source of nongeneral funds is Department of Motor Vehicles Special Funds.)