2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Tate
Co-Patron(s): Cranwell, Crittenden, Day, Phillips, Stump
Additional Maintenance Positions at VDOT (language only)

Item 521 #1h

Item 521 #1h

Transportation, Department of

Page 353, after line 40, insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation, the Department of Transportation shall establish 450 additional full-time equivalent positions above 1999-00 staffing levels and seek to fill these positions through all available means.  These additional positions shall be allocated equally among the nine construction districts and shall be used primarily for highway maintenance.  Positions also can be used for preliminary engineering, construction inspection, and management of these activities.  Prior to the 2001 Session of the General Assembly, the Commissioner shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly on how these additional positions have been allocated and the effect of these positions on highway maintenance."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)