2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

New Human Rights Agency

Item 570.10 #1s

Item 570.10 #1s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Independent Agencies
Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy FY2001 $336,706 FY2002 $337,009 GF
FY2001 $468,990 FY2002 $469,080 NGF

Page 385, after line 16, insert:
§ 1-139.1 Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy (xxx)
Authority: Title 51.5, Chapter 8.1, Code of Virginia.

(This amendment is one of four companion amendments that provide funding in the 2000-2002 biennium for a new independent human rights agency, the Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy, pursuant to Senate Bill 709. Four other companion amendments in Items 83, 84, 85, and 86 eliminate funding in the first and second year for the Department for the Rights of Virginians with Disabilities. Additional funding of $100,000 each year is added in the new agency to expand protection and advocacy services for persons with mental illness who are being discharged from state facilities to communities.)