2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Legislative Agency Reductions

Item 23 #1c

Item 23 #1c

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Legislative Department
Legislative Department Reversion Clearing Account FY2003 $0 FY2004 ($591,000) GF

Page 14, line 37, strike "($2,860,787)" and insert "($3,451,787)".
Page 14, strike lines 40-44.
Page 15, strike lines 1-3, and insert:
"The Joint Rules Committee shall review the purpose and effectiveness of existing legislative commissions with fewer than five staff positions to identify potential opportunities for consolidation and elimination.  As part of its review, the Committee shall identify savings estimated at $591,000 the second year from commission efficiencies, consolidation of staff into a centralized support unit within the Division of Legislative Services, and consolidation and/or elimination of existing commissions.  In determining the need for legislative commissions, the committee shall take into account the responsibilities and activities of standing committees of the House of Delegates and Senate with the objective of avoiding duplication."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)