1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Elections Board Funding

Item 69 #1c

Item 69 #1c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
State Board of Elections FY1999 $980,000 FY2000 $0 GF
FY1999 0.00 FY2000 2.00 FTE

Page 43, line 37, strike "$8,978,840" and insert "$9,958,840".
Page 48, line 24,  strike "$500,000 the second" and insert "$980,000 the first".
Page 48, after line 31, insert:
"F.  The appropriation in this item includes $250,000 in the second year to continue systems development initiatives to replace the Virginia Voter Registration System with technology which does not rely on Unisys-based programming, and an increase of $250,000 in the second year to support agency staff reorganization and training initiatives.
G.  The Secretary of Technology is herewith directed to assist the Board in all matters related to systems development.  As part of the plan for replacement of local registrars' personal computers, the Board shall consider a revolving lease program in addition to purchase or lease-purchase options."

(This amendment increases funding for the State Board of Elections to replace personal computers in all local registrars offices, reorganize agency staffing, and continue systems development to replace the Virginia Voter Registration System.)