1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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New State Troopers

Item 449 #1c

Item 449 #1c

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Public Safety
State Police, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $5,400,000 GF
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 the general fund for 105 new State 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, reducing urban violent crime and teen drug abuse, expanding rural patrol coverage, and reducing incident response time."

(This amendment provides $5,400,000 from the general fund and 105.0 FTE positions the second year for additional State Trooper positions.)